UPDATE: A statement from an Amazon spokesperson further clarifies this story, as well as Whole Foods’ corporate policy on paid time off during the coronavirus outbreak:
This is a longstanding Whole Foods Market program from prior to the acquisition. Amazon is matching all funds to the Whole Foods Fund since the acquisition to support the team needs during this unprecedented event, and all Whole Foods team members have access to the 2-weeks paid time off related to coronavirus that was announced for all Amazon employees.
Following is the original story syndicated from Common Dreams:
“Absolute bullsh*t. With the amount Jeff Bezos makes in one day, he could shut stores down and pay employees to stay safe.”
Giuliani’s star witness in election challenge recently got off probation for ‘computer crime’: report
A star witness in President Trump's effort to overturn the 2020 election just recently got off probation for committing a "computer crime," the Daily Mail reports.
Mellissa Carone was sentenced to 12 months probation in September of 2019 for the crime with took place the year before. Carone struck a deal with prosecutors who dropped a first-degree obscenity charge against her.
Carone became a viral story after she appeared as a key witness in the Trump campaign’s Michigan voter fraud claims.
‘Epic fail’: Ex-Trump lawyer Sidney Powell fumbles her way into another legal blunder
According to Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Greg Bluestein, former Donald Trump election lawyer Sidney Powell continued her streak of legal appeal errors with what appears to be a typo telling judges in Georgia that votes intended for former Vice President Joe Biden were " flipped" to Donald Trump.
Powell, who was dismissed from the president's legal team after making claims that were considered beyond the pale by both the president and his main legal adviser Rudy Giuliani, has continued to attempt to make the case for the president that the election was rife with fraud with what she called lawsuits of "biblical proportions."
RNC makes astoundingly large payment to Donald Trump Jr for his latest book: Report
The Republican National Committee paid more than $300,000 to buy copies of Donald Trump Jr.'s self-published book.
The RNC bought autographed copies of the new book, Liberal Privilege, to hand out to donors who contributed between $50 and $100 to the committee, a source told The Daily Beast.
The Oct. 28 payment sent $303,892.47 to Pursuit Venture LLC, a company owned by President Donald Trump's eldest son, and itemized as “donor mementos.”