"You can be at the back of the parade or in front of the firing squad."
"If you talk to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, it's, 'Never Amazon.'"
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York called it a defeat of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world.
Amazon has not yet bought office space for the New York headquarters, and officials in other cities have been more enthusiastic about hosting the company.
"Using eminent domain to seize land from people & hand it to a billion-dollar corporation. Utterly unacceptable."
Winter Storm Avery brought hellish conditions to commuters Thursday after record November snowfall blanketed roads and highways.
Two sites where affordable housing developments had been planned could be handed over to Amazon, which could mean a loss of up to 1,500 affordable housing units, Politico reported.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos during his trip to the United States this week.
Atlanta, Austin and Boston are among the favorites to seal the multi-billion dollar contract.