the United States Authorities intend to ensure that the ex-assistant to the President Donald trump on national security John Bolton could not receive the income from the sale of his book “the Room where it happened: a memoir of the White house”.
this was stated press Secretary of the White house kaylie Makineni, noting that the memoirs contained information constituting a state secret. “The government intends to make sure that he had not received income from their shameful decision to put his thirst for money and attention above commitments to protect national security” – quoted by TASS Makineni.
She also emphasized that the court did not block publication of the book only for the reason that the manuscript copies had already spread, and a ban would be a belated step. The court acknowledged that Bolton “has jeopardized the national security of the United States”.
Previously, trump said that his former assistant should be a serious responsibility for the publication of memoirs containing information of state secrets. “Bolton broke the law by publishing classified information. He must pay a very high price for it, like others who did it before him. We cannot allow that to happen again,” wrote the American leader on Twitter.
a Memoir of Bolton were to go out in March. However, publication was postponed first to may and then to June 23. Attorney General William Barr called unprecedented the fact that such a book will be published under the current President.