We know that drivers can and do have trouble finding restrooms because of traffic or sometimes rural routes, and this has been especially the case during Covid when many public restrooms have been closed.
"This was an own goal, we're unhappy about it, and we owe an apology to Representative Pocan," Amazon said in its blog post, adding that its previous response only referred to staff at its warehouses or fulfillment centers.
Other company documents reveal equally touchy information: Two more sellers on the e-commerce giant's India platform - merchants in which Amazon had indirect equity stakes - accounted for around 35% of the platform's sales revenue in early 2019.
What Carney wound up telling the ambassador is unclear. A meeting did take place in April 2019, but neither side would comment on the specifics of the gathering.