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Jeff Bezos bashing Biden signals looming problems for admin: Clay Travis and Buck Sexton


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Billionaire Jeff Bezos’ barrage of criticism of President Biden signals looming trouble for the administration, conservative radio hosts Buck Sexton and Clay Travis said Monday.

Bezos, founder of Amazon and owner of the left-leaning Washington Post newspaper, took to Twitter to criticize the White House’s inflation fixes, warning Biden that Sen. Joe Manchin, DW. Va., may have saved his party by going against the administration’s spending wishes.

On “The Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show,” the hosts noted how rare it is to see Bezos speaking out against Democrats.

In response to a tweet from Biden on “mak[ing] sure the wealthiest companies are paying their fair share “could ‘lower inflation’,” Bezos countered that the president’s new Disinformation Governance Council should look into that claim.

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Jeff Bezos criticizes the White House.
(Twitter)

“[M]maybe they need to form a new, non-sequential board instead,” Bezos replied. “Increasing corporate taxes is a good thing to discuss. It is essential to discuss the control of inflation. Mixing them together is just the wrong direction.”

Bezos further claimed that Manchin “saved [the White House] themselves” by at least temporarily removing the “Building Back Better” socio-economic spending program.

“Inflation is a regressive tax that hurts the less well off the most,” the billionaire said. “Bad leadership doesn’t help the country,” before later appearing to accuse the White House of misdirection when it responded to him in a statement sent to one of his newspaper’s reporters.

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Jeff Bezos bashing Biden signals looming problems for admin: Clay Travis and Buck Sexton

After a White House spokesperson said it’s not hard to determine why a wealthy man like the Amazon founder “opposes a middle-class economic program that cuts some of the costs the most important ones that families face,” Bezos replied in part, “Listen, a squirrel!”

On his radio show, Travis suggested the tide is turning on Joe Biden.”

“Jeff Bezos toyed with Joe Biden,” Travis said, adding that the billionaire recognizes how bad Biden has been for the economy and the middle class.

Jeff Bezos bashing Biden signals looming problems for admin: Clay Travis and Buck Sexton

Jeff Bezos thanks Senator Manchin for stopping ‘Build Back Better’.
(Twitter)

“That Jeff Bezos is now going after the worst president in our lifetime, Joe Biden, for not doing what he said he was going to do, – which is ‘being normal,'” he said. he adds. “I think increasingly there are a lot of CEOs looking at the management of the economic and business side of the Biden White House and saying… they have no idea how to handle inflation. “

Sexton responded that Bezos was right that when Manchin opposed Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda, that was when the Democratic Party was “saved from financial annihilation.” [including of] their prospects.

Jeff Bezos bashing Biden signals looming problems for admin: Clay Travis and Buck Sexton

Joe Manchin III
(AP/Scott Applewhite)

“Once you hit 10, 11, 12 percent inflation, people will be in so much financial trouble. inflation – as Jeff Bezos says Joe Manchin may have saved the Democratic Party – by not pushing Build Back Better off on his own, we’ve been saying for about six months,” he said. he declares.

The hosts further explained that Bezos, like many Americans, recognizes that financially punishing big business won’t help the working class, as corporations pass on their increased costs – be it gasoline, raw materials or others – on their customers, which leads to even more inflation. .

Jeff Bezos bashing Biden signals looming problems for admin: Clay Travis and Buck Sexton

Jeff Bezos responds to a statement from the White House.
(Twitter)

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“That’s what all rational people say,” Sexton added. “The Biden administration has no plan for inflation and, in fact, if it had executed its real national plans, inflation would be even worse than it is today.”

“Jeff Bezos is here – [the White House is trying] to muddy the waters and distract from the number one issue according to an NBC News poll, 16% of the American public thinks this country is moving in the right direction,” he said.

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