Scarborough was presumably referring to SEC rules that prohibit the manipulation of stock prices by “spreading false or misleading information about a company.” People engaging in manipulation “are subject to various civil and criminal sanctions.”

Two assertions that President Trump has made against Amazon are that it uses the Washington Post, owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, as a lobbying arm, and that Amazon benefits from a sweetheart deal with the Post Office for delivering packages.

Here’s an article from Politico of all places making the case that Trump is right about “the Amazon Washington Post.” And here’s another article indicating that Amazon does indeed have a “sweetheart deal” with the Post Office on package delivery.