(AGENPARL) – THE HAGUE (THE NETHERLANDS), gio 29 aprile 2021 By David Shepardson
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A U.S. Court of Federal Claims judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss Amazon.com’s claims alleging the Trump administration interfered in the Pentagon’s award of its $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract to Microsoft Corp.
Judge Patricia E. Campbell-Smith disclosed her decision to reject motions to dismiss part of Amazon’s 2019 lawsuit by Microsoft and the U.S. Department of Justice, filed when Donald Trump was still president, but did not immediately make public her opinion.
Amazon Web Services responded in a statement: “The record of improper influence by former President Trump is disturbing, and we are pleased the court will review the remarkable impact it had on the JEDI contract award.”
While president, Trump publicly derided Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and repeatedly criticized the company. Amazon had been seen as …