Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democratic U.S. Representative candidate from New York, speaks during an event at the First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. (Photographer: Dania Maxwell/Bloomberg)

Amazon Executive Invites Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Take a Tour’

(Bloomberg) -- Amazon’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations Dave Clark invited Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to take a tour of the company and see it “for herself” after she chastised the world’s biggest online retailer for its working conditions.

Ocasio-Cortez, citing a Newsweek article from Sept. 12 last year, tweeted that performance shouldn’t come “at the cost of dehumanizing conditions.” Clark refuted the claims, saying they “simply aren’t true.”

Amazon’s @amazonnews handle retweeted Dave Clark’s tweet Friday afternoon.

Yesterday, Amazon announced it would pull out of a planned mega-campus in Long Island City, Queens. Ocasio-Cortez, who represents the Bronx and Queens in the U.S. House, had been a vocal critic of the development.

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