Who says Donald Trump’s businesses won’t be a conflict of interest? Donald Trump represented to the American people that he’s fighting for him, but with out their notice Donald Trump in December was given a no-bid contract. Small business may have voted Trump, but it’s quite clear Trump will think of himself before he’ll think of the American people.
Purchase Orders are considered contracts and when you have a significant amount of money to paid out, these bids are expected to be bid on.
How No-Bid Contracts Hurt the Competitive Bidding Process and Lead to Wasteful and Inefficient Use of Public Funds
Many agencies recognize that no-bid contracts hurt the competitive bidding process and lower the chances for small businesses and startups to win government contracts. As more and more no-bid contracts are issued in the U.S., issuing agencies are needlessly spending an unknown amount of money by avoiding competitive bidding, ultimately misappropriating funds that could be better used elsewhere. By avoiding the competitive bidding process, the number of competing vendors who can bid on government contracts is reduced, creating a situation where agencies may not be getting a fair value price for the product or service they are purchasing.
bidnet.com How No-Bid Contracts are Interfering with Competitive Bidding