Secretary of Defense reportedly plans to examine the $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract that Trump criticized


President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for an event to celebrate the 400th anniversary celebration of the first representative assembly at Jamestown, on the South Lawn of the White House, Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The US Secretary of Defense will reportedly review a $10 billion cloud contract that President Trump has expressed skepticism. 

The deal throws a major wrench into one of the most-closely watched tech deals, that until recently was considered all but assured to go to Amazon. 

According to a tweet on Thursday by the executive editor of NextGov, a spokesperson for the US Department of Defense said that no decision will be made until the Secretary of Defense has completed an examination.

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