John Bolton: Criminal inquiry opened into explosive memoir – By BBC Newsroom (BBC) / Sept 16 2020
President Donald Trump’s former National Security Adviser John Bolton is being investigated for possibly disclosing classified information when he published his memoir in June.
The US Department of Justice launched a criminal case after failing to stop the publication of The Room Where It Happened book.
Mr Bolton denies all the accusations.
In the book, Mr Trump is depicted as a president ignorant of geopolitical facts.
Mr Bolton, who served as MrTrump’s national security adviser in 2018-19, also alleges the president’s decisions are driven by a desire for re-election
At the time of publication, President Trump made it clear that he wanted his former aide prosecuted, describing him as “grossly incompetent” and “a liar”.
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