Don’t Break What Works on Expected FTC Lawsuit to Break Amazon Prime

Washington, D.C. (06/29/2023) – Today, the Don’t Break What Works campaign issued the following statement in response to reporting that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is preparing a lawsuit designed to break Amazon Prime, one of the products that American consumers most love. 

“This expected move by the FTC is more evidence that the Commission is pursuing an agenda that in fact runs counter to its stated mission, which is to protect American consumers and not take away products that they love. The record shows that Chair Khan is personally driven to break up Amazon, and rather than consider how consumers are impacted, the FTC will engage in blatant political and ideological industrial policy through a lawsuit against one of America’s most popular companies. American consumers love Prime, and it’s hard to see how a move to break it and ultimately make it more difficult to access affordable goods is in the best interest of the American consumer,” said Chandler Smith Costello, a spokeswoman for the Don’t Break What Works campaign. 

The Don’t Break What Works campaign has championed products and services that benefit American consumers and pushed back on harmful policies designed to target a few American companies, to the detriment of American consumers. 

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