Bolton’s Book Sparks Concern in Intelligence Community

Former security advisor’s book may contain classified data.

The Department of Justice has filed suit against John Bolton in order to delay the publication of Mr. Bolton’s memoir about his time working in the White House as the national security adviser to the president. The book, titled, “The Room Where It Happened” is set for release on June 23. Mr. Bolton has also suggested that it contains details not yet widely reported by the press.

The Justice Department asserts that Mr. Bolton has circumvented classified review processes that he initially agreed to participate in prior to beginning his role in 2018. The department stated that Mr. Bolton is breaking that agreement by “unilaterally deciding that the prepublication review process is complete and deciding for himself whether classified information should be made public.” The distribution of the book is already underway, but the lawsuit asks that the proceeds from the book would be seized.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • That God would give the president’s administration wisdom on the best course of action.
  • That the Department of Justice would be effective in safeguarding national security in these circumstances. 
  • For God to lead Mr. Bolton on the appropriate way to share his experiences in the White House. 

Sources:  New York Times, AP, CNN


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