The Pentagon is close to awarding a $10 billion deal to Amazon despite Trump’s tweets attacking the company
- The Pentagon is close to awarding a cloud services contract worth as much as $US10 billion with Amazon, according to a source with knowledge of the deal.
- “I can’t imagine any possible way that the deal could be stopped,” this person said.
- Trump has been attacking Amazon on Twitter and he dined Tuesday with the chief executive of Oracle, which is competing against Amazon for the Pentagon contract.
- But the White House said Wednesday that Trump is not involved in the contract bidding process.