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He said, looking closely at Amazon’s bid for a $10-billion Pentagon contract

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Thursday his administration was looking to close in on Amazon.com’s bid of a $10 billion cloud contract with the Department of Defense, after getting complaints from other tech firms.

Amazon.com Inc. Microsoft Corp. (a) were selected in April to compete for the Pentagon’s use of cloud computing services, which is part of a broad modernization of the Pentagon’s information technology systems.

The selection on the left, Oracle Corp., and IBM Corp. of eliminating competition in respect of a contract for the Department of Defense, the Joint Venture, Defence and Infrastructure in the Cloud, or in LIFE.

He has a number of hits on Amazon, and since he became president, to complain about unfair business practices and to ensure that the online retailer is not paying in the U. s. Postal Service has a fair fee for the delivery of parcels.

Amazon does not have an immediate comment.

Trump’s criticism stems, in part, by his often-expressed aversion to the Washington Post’s critical coverage of his administration. Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos is privately owned and the Washington Post.

Oracle has complained about the contract award process, including the reporting of concerns about the role played by a former Amazon employee who worked for the JEDI project are, to recusing himself, and later left the Department of Defense, and then went back to Amazon’s Web Services.

Oracle earlier this month lost a court case challenging the award of the contract. A judge has ruled, Oracle will not allow you to claim that it was done by the decision, because it does not comply with the requirements of the contract.

The company’s chief executive, Safra Catz, who was a member of the executive committee of the Home’s transition team after he was elected, he told reporters in April that she has met with Trump to discuss the contract, and he told him, ” business customers often use more than one cloud.

Reporting by Steve Holland; writing by David Alexander; Editing by Susan Thomas and Jonathan Oatis

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