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Gov. Cuomo frantically working behind the scenes to woo back Amazon

Amazon, Inc. was forced to withdraw its bid to locate a second headquarters facility in New York City two weeks ago, but New York state and city political leadership hasn’t forgotten them.

Governor Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio, major unions, and businesses have all begun a fierce lobbying campaign to woo Amazon back to the city.  The governor has been active, talking to Amazon executives including CEO Jeff Bezos, about a new location.  The original deal was canceled when radical socialist politicians like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez objected to the tax breaks being given away to convince Amazon to choose New York City.

The reason for the campaign to bring Amazon back?  It’s all about the Benjamins.

Washington Free Beacon:

In an attempt to save the Amazon plan, Cuomo has spent the last two weeks privately talking with Amazon executives, including Bezos, two people with knowledge of the conversations told the New York Times.  While Cuomo did not offer a new location for the HQ2 plan, he did guarantee the executives that there would be support for the plan, according to one of the Times sources.

Read the full story from American Thinker

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