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Amazon never offered Trump administration COVID-19 vaccine distribution assistance: ex

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"Big Tech has been in bed with government, funded by government, and involved in any number of policy decisions for very many years, regardless of which particular party was in power".

"As you begin your work leading the country out of the COVID-19 crisis, Amazon stands ready to assist you in reaching your goal of vaccinating 100 million Americans in the first 100 days of your administration", Clark added.

Amazon also sent a letter to President Joe Biden's administration Wednesday in which it offered to assist with vaccine rollout and asked that its noncorporate workers receive the vaccine "at the earliest appropriate time".

In addition to offering the vaccine clinic, in partnership with Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, Amazon says it is also ready to perform in-house vaccinations of the tens of thousands of Amazon employees doing frontline jobs throughout Washington State.

With a successful and smooth Inauguration Day in the books, Amazon is letting the world know that it's here to help President Biden.

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An Amazon spokesperson declined to provide an on-the-record explanation to Fox Business for why the colossal operations network did not suggest similar assistance to the Trump administration. The company had even touted its qualifications to Biden as the "nation's second largest employer" with over 800,000 employees across the United States.

Critics on both the left and the right of the political spectrum have wondered why the company seemed to have waited for Democrat Biden to take office before offering assistance to the federal government.

Additionally, Clark has requested employees at Amazon fulfillment centers and Whole Foods grocery stores "who can not work from home" receive the vaccine at their earliest convenience.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has thanked her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for sending over two million doses of Covid-19 vaccine as a gift to Bangladesh. And preparations are underway to administer vaccines at more than 2,000 pharmacies and Costco locations. That's if the current pace of vaccine distribution - 914,000 per day - is maintained. On Thursday, he stated he would use his executive powers to invoke the Defense Production Act to prioritize the manufacturing of masks and supplies needed to administer the vaccines.