“They certainly did. I’m sure they’ll get a raise,” the former president’s son wrote. However, to many Twitter users, Mr Trump’s concern for blue collar workers seemed absurd.
“Ha! At least they get paid,” replied one user. “It is often talked about how your father is the king of hard labor. Has been doing it for years.”
“What is the starting salary for housekeeping at any of your hotels?” Another wrote.
“Is dad ever going to pay the contractors he hardwired in Atlantic City?” someone else asked.
big Donald Trump has long been accused of not paying its contractors construction workers To piano supplier. In the 2016 presidential debate, he toughened up an aide, saying, “Maybe he didn’t do a good job and I was dissatisfied with his work.”
Some wondered whether the former president’s son was less concerned with the plight of Amazon employees, and more motivated by his personal dislike for Mr Bezos, with whom his father had an affair. quarrel in public In the past.
“Gee, because you don’t like the guy you want to raise wages,” wrote one. “How’s the pay increase for all your employees?”
“like you care!” The other wrote simply.
heroine Despite the company’s vast wealth, it has long been accused of underpaying its employees. By One Union Estimate, It Takes The Average Amazon Warehouse Employee eight weeks To earn what Mr Bezos earns in seconds.
As some have pointed out, the remarks from the former president’s son also appeared to clash with the politics of the Trump administration, which opposed raising the minimum wage to $15.
“Very funny junior,” wrote one person. “Apparently you forgot that Republicans didn’t want an increase in the minimum wage.”
Others, angered by Mr Bezos’ pointless space travel, were at least willing to say that Mr Trump had a point.
“The first thing I think I ever agree with is you,” a wrote. “Still hate you.”