A judge made no ruling at a hearing shadowed by a career official’s claims that Trump aides politicized the prepublication review process.
A career official said political appointees “commandeered” the prepublication review process.
White House memoirs, journalistic exposés, full-throated defenses of the president: Publishers are producing books for every partisan and wondering if the gravy train ends on Election Day.
In an interview, the former national security said he accepted that he would pay a price for perhaps the most incriminating portrait of a president by such a high-level aide since the Watergate era.
Our president is bolstering a nation, but it’s not the United States.
But the judge also sharply criticized the former national security adviser, suggesting his $2 million book advance may be in jeopardy.
A lawyer for President Trump’s former national security adviser called the request “theater,” portraying it as legally and practically impossible.
He says Trump cheered Chinese concentration camps.
Its request for an order blocking the publication of the former official’s memoir is the latest in a series of acts by the department to shield the president’s friends or pursue his critics.
In a new book, John R. Bolton portrays Donald Trump as a president who sees his office as an instrument to advance his own personal and political interests over those of the nation.
Democrats slammed the former national security adviser for saving his damning revelations for a book instead of sharing them with impeachment investigators. Republicans hit him for speaking out.
“The Room Where It Happened” describes Mr. Bolton’s 17 turbulent months at President Trump’s side through a multitude of crises and foreign policy challenges.
The Trump administration asked a judge to order the former national security adviser to stop publication of his memoir even as explosive details emerged.
In his memoir, the former national security adviser writes about Donald Trump’s White House, including the president’s attempts to ingratiate himself with Turkish and Chinese leaders.
In his new book, John R. Bolton, the former national security adviser, describes episodes where the president sought to halt criminal inquiries. He also says President Trump’s loyalists mocked him behind his back.
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