Here's how politicians and tech execs are reacting to the surprise news of Amazon pulling HQ2 from New York City

Amazon's plans to put HQ2 in New York City have been called off,the final culmination of months of criticism directed at the e-commerce giant after it first announced in November that it would open a new headquarters there.

In a blog post Thursday, Amazon said it came to the decision to cancel its plans for New York City "after much deliberation," and seemingly took aim at politicians who vocally opposed HQ2.

In a statement, Casalena said: "Squarespace has always been proud to call New York City home, and that history will forever be a part of our DNA. While our thriving technology community with diverse talent is only continuing to grow and will remain very strong, Amazon's decision is a missed opportunity for our great city."

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