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The Trump administration is suing former security advisor John Bolton to prevent the publication of his book

June 17, 2020

The government of the President of the United States, Donald Trump, asked a federal judge on Tuesday to instruct former National Security Advisor John Bolton to stop the publication of his book, which deals with his experiences in the White House, through a lawsuit that violates confidentiality agreements and endangered national security through the disclosure of classified information.

The lawsuit, which was filed with the Washington federal court, specifically claims that Bolton’s over 500-page manuscript is “interspersed with classified information”, while prosecutors say Bolton has withdrawn from a White House investigation into the Book in which he was required to participate in accordance with confidentiality agreements.

“He has entered into an employment condition agreement with the United States in one of the government’s most sensitive and important national security posts and now wishes to violate the agreement by unilaterally deciding that the review process should be completed and decided before publication, even if the Classified information to be released, “prosecutors wrote, according to the CNN television station.

The Trump administration is suing former security advisor John Bolton to prevent the publication of his bookThe Trump administration is suing former security advisor John Bolton to prevent the publication of his book

The editor of Bolton’s book, Simon Schuster, said in a statement that the lawsuit “is only the latest attempt in a long series of administrative efforts to cancel the publication of a book that it considers to be little.” flattering for the president. “