Varney: Coronavirus should make AOC, New York feel remorseful for squashing Amazon deal
Varney: AOC killed Amazon deal, now America needs jobs
FOX Business’ Stuart Varney on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s decision to squash the Amazon HQ deal and her ongoing impact on a now damaged economy.
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FOX Business’ Stuart Varney, in his latest “My Take,” argues that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be regretting her decision to squash the deal to move Amazon's second headquarters to New York City, denying struggling residents thousands of big city jobs.
“Remember when Amazon wanted to bring tens of thousands of high-paying jobs to New York City?” he said. “I'm sure you remember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez killing that deal. She didn't like non-union Amazon or super-wealthy Jeff Bezos. The jobs went elsewhere.”
Varney suggested that maybe New York is having “second thoughts” about the decision, now that coronavirus has crushed the economy and millions of Americans are unemployed.
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“Gee, wouldn't it be nice to have 25,000 Amazon people in the city, earning a big paycheck?” he said. “Even the Democrat-leaning daily news suggests a little remorse is in order. The left is dangerous to your economic health.”