Bezos is, of course, both -- the CEO of Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) and the owner of The Washington Post. On stage at the Code Conference, he called it inappropriate that Trump "is working to freeze or chill the media that are examining him" and said candidates should be doing the opposite.
Trump has been vocally critical of The Post, Amazon and Bezos personally.
Bezos didn't bring up the presidential candidate when he was interviewed on-stage at the tech conference. But when an audience member asked about Trump, Bezos defended the press.
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