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Trump's $440 billion weapon

December 22, 2016, Politico

Sandy Hoe is quoted in a Politico article regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s interest in taking a direct role in federal contracting. Most federal contracts include a clause allowing the government to break it. When a company tries to prove a contract was broken illegally, the standard is exceptionally difficult. Commenting on a recent decision in which a judge held that the company needed  “well-nigh irrefragable,” Hoe says, “That language really sent a message to how high the standard was.” He adds, “[The courts] have gone away from that but it is still a very, very high standard.”

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