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Amazon Seen Focusing on Trump in Pentagon Contract Challenge

  • ‘Amazon has president on record he was looking at intervening’
  • Microsoft’s win a challenge to Amazon’s federal contracting
U.S. President Donald Trump,

U.S. President Donald Trump,

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Within hours of Amazon.com Inc. losing a lucrative Pentagon cloud-computing contract to rival Microsoft Corp. there were hints that the Seattle giant would challenge the decision.

Amazon has several options to do so, extending from federal courts to Capitol Hill -- and, with the clock ticking on some of them, the company is expected to move expeditiously.