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Backlash over costs of Amazon HQ2 locating to New York, Virginia

After a 13-month search and bids from 238 cities, Amazon announced it will split its second headquarters between Queens, New York, and Arlington, Virginia. Amazon hopes to bring 25,000 jobs and $2.5 billion of investment to each location. The company was offered more than $2 billion in tax incentives from the two combined. Atlantic staff writer Derek Thompson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his latest story, "Amazon's HQ2 spectacle isn’t just shameful—it should be illegal."
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