The New York Times wrote that the US Department of Justice has launched an investigation into whether former White House National Security Adviser John Bolton “disclosed classified information” in his book published this year.
Controversy continues over Bolton’s book, “The Room Where it Happened: a White House Memoir,” which was released in June as a memoir of his White House tenure.
The Justice Department convened an investigative jury on Bolton’s book and summoned officials from the book’s publisher, Simon & Schuster, to testify, the New York Times reported, citing officials on the matter.
The report said the jury was investigating whether some of the information Bolton provided in his book “contained classified information prohibited from disclosure.”
Bolton’s lawyer, Charles Cooper, said in a written statement that the inquest jury was aware that he had called the publisher to testify, adding: “Bolton has done nothing wrong. the phrase ” used.
BOLTON’S BOOK HAD SPARKED CONTROVERSY IN THE US
Parts of Bolton’s book, published in June, which were reflected in the press, caused controversy in the United States.
The Trump administration sued Bolton on June 17 for not publishing his new book.
The lawsuit, filed by the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. District Court, alleged that Bolton’s book “contained classified information of the state to a degree that could jeopardize national security.”
The book focuses only on re-election because Trump is making random sometimes dangerous decisions and dealing with China, Russia, Ukraine, North Korea, Iran, Britain, France