Several officials said their conversations were privileged “presidential communications.”
…“We could not definitively determine the full extent or nature of interactions that administration officials had, or may have had, with senior DoD officials regarding the JEDI Cloud procurement because of the assertion of a ‘presidential communications privilege,’” the report said, referring to the Department of Defense by its acronym.
…Amazon has said the Defense Department’s decision to give the contract to Microsoft was full of “egregious errors,” which were a result of “improper pressure from [Trump.]”
U.S. probe unable to rule out White House influence on JEDI contract awarded to Microsoft, not Amazon – Reuters