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>> It's great to have you.>> The richest man in the world just told Donald Trump he's making a mistake. Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, said on Thursday, the US president was mistaken to attack the media and that he should be glad that he was being scrutinized.>> It's okay, it's part of the process, if you're the president of the United States, or governor of a state or whatever, you don't take that job thinking you're not gonna get scrutinized, you're gonna get scrutinized, and it's healthy.
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>> Bezos privately owns the Washington Post, that newspaper's been among the president's most ardent critics and the frequent target of Trump's broadsides at the media.>> The fake media tried to stop us from going to the White House but I'm President, and they're not.>>
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>> Bezos made the comments during a speech in Washington, D.C., saying the media were going to be fine, and quote, we're going to push through this, he also announced he's wading deeper into philanthropy.
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He says the Bezos Day One Fund that sets aside $2 billion to help homeless families, and start preschools for low-income communities. And some news on the search for HQ2, the company's announced 20 finalists for its next headquarters. But Bezos made no hints in the speech about where its second base and the planned investment of $5 billion would be but that there had been progress and a decision would come by the end of the year.
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A second Amazon hub would bring an expected 50,000 jobs to whichever city wins the race.