Top DOD official says Trump, White House did not influence JEDI source-selection team

By Justin Doubleday / October 29, 2019 at 12:04 PM
The Defense Department officials who decided to award a multibillion-dollar cloud contract to Microsoft Azure were not influenced by anyone from the White House, including President Trump, according to DOD's top IT official. During his confirmation hearing today, DOD Chief Information Officer Dana Deasy faced questions about the Pentagon's decision last week to award the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract to Microsoft over Amazon Web Services. At issue is Trump's potential involvement in the contract and whether it...

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