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• In a speech to the annual Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, California, Amazon founder-CEO Jeff Bezos made the case that the US Department of Defense should not be treating technology companies like the enemy - and that citizens shouldn't see the government as the enemy, either.

"“If big tech is going to turn their backs on the Department of Defense, this country is in trouble, that just can’t happen,” Bezos said. “Look I understand these are emotional issues, that’s okay, we don’t have to agree on everything, but this is how we are going to do it, we are going to support the Department of Defense. This country is important,” he added. … "“We are the good guys, I really do believe that."

The speech came as Amazon is suing the Trump administration, saying that President Trump's bias against Amazon harmed its chances of winning a $10 million Pentagon cloud computing contract.

Trump's alleged bias is centered on the fact that Bezos owns the Washington Post - which has been aggressive in its coverage of the administration - in a private investment.
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