The white house denies Bolton to publish memoirs
The White house said that the manuscripts contain significant amounts of classified information and demanded to remove it.
The US administration is opposed to the publication of certain chapters of the book of John Bolton – former national security Advisor of President Donald trump, as the text contains classified information. A letter to the lawyers Bolton sent the head of information security at the White house, Ellen knight, according to NBC.
The letter notes that the disclosure of classified information can damage national security.
“The manuscript contained significant volumes of sensitive information. Some of this information is at the level of “top secret”. Under Federal law, and statements of nondisclosure that is signed by your client as a condition of access to classified information, the manuscript may not be published or in any way made public without the removal of sensitive information,” the letter reads.
Conclusions about the presence of such information in the book of Bolton was made by the White house on the results of the “preliminary review”.
In turn, the lawyer of Bolton Charles Cooper said that he did not agree with these statements.
“We do not believe that any of the information (in the book – ed.) may be considered secret”, – he said.
Recall, in the leaked data from the book of Bolton, in which he argued that trump has delayed military assistance to Ukraine, waiting for the investigation against Joe Biden.
Trump responded to Bolton’s statement about aid to Kiev
Publication of a book of Bolton The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir (“the Room where it happened: memories of the White house”) is scheduled in March.
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