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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is ‘just wrong’ about her comments on worker pay, says Amazon.

Amazon.com Inc. is firing back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over comments the New York Democrat made over worker pay at the tech giant, saying she’s “just wrong.”

Appearing Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Ocasio-Cortez said Amazon AMZN, -0.03% Chief Executive Jeff Bezos may have attained his billionaire status in part by paying workers what she called “starvation wages.” “When you have a very large workforce and you underpay every single person and then you also participate in taking billions of dollars of government subsidies, that could be part of it,” she said.

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