WASHINGTON (AP) — Amazon says President Donald Trump's “improper pressure" and behind-the-scenes attacks harmed its chances of winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract.
The Pentagon awarded the cloud computing contract to Microsoft in October.
In a lawsuit unsealed Monday, Amazon argues that the decision should be revisited because of “substantial and pervasive errors" and Trump's interference.
Amazon and its founder Jeff Bezos have been a frequent target of Trump.
Bezos personally owns the Washington Post, which Trump has referred to as “fake news.” A Pentagon spokeswoman said Monday the decision to select Microsoft was made by career public servants and military officers and without external influence.