Amazon Suit Claims Trump Bias Tainted Cloud Bid, Judge Says

Amazon | December 06, 2019

Amazon.com Inc. claims it lost a Pentagon cloud contract valued at as much as $10 billion because of political interference by President Donald Trump, according to the judge overseeing the case. Federal Claims Court Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith said during a court proceeding last week that Amazon’s lawsuit argues that the Pentagon didn’t award the cloud deal to Microsoft Corp. on the basis of a fair evaluation of the companies’ bids. “Plaintiff contends that the procurement process was compromised and negatively affected by the bias expressed publicly by the president and commander in chief Donald Trump against plaintiff,” Campbell-Smith said in a recording of a status hearing released Thursday by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington.

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On December 21, funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other key parts of the federal government is set to expire. Congress and the administration must reach an appropriations agreement for the rest of fiscal year (FY) 2019 in order to avert a partial government shutdown. While President Trump’s proposed border wall has received the most attention, disagreements also remain over the appropriate level of spending for immigration detention.

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On December 21, funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other key parts of the federal government is set to expire. Congress and the administration must reach an appropriations agreement for the rest of fiscal year (FY) 2019 in order to avert a partial government shutdown. While President Trump’s proposed border wall has received the most attention, disagreements also remain over the appropriate level of spending for immigration detention.

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