Amazon: Pentagon Denied Us $10 Billion Contract Over Trump Tantrum

Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos

Amazon said Trump took away a $10 billion contract after Trump had a tantrum about the Washington Post. The Washington Post is owned by Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.

“Amazon said Thursday that it will protest a Pentagon decision to award Microsoft a massive cloud-computing contract worth up to $10 billion, making clear it will fight hard against what it called “unmistakable bias” and “political influence” in the Defense Department process.

The protest, filed under seal in federal court on Nov. 8, comes after the Pentagon awarded the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract to Microsoft last month — a contract that had long been expected to go to Amazon because its Amazon Web Services (AWS) division has a formidable position and deep experience in cloud computing.” [READ MORE]

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