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Judge weighs US bid to stop release of John Bolton’s book

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Friday criticized former Trump administration national security adviser John Bolton for moving to publish his book without formal clearance from the White House, but the judge suggested he was probably powerless to stop its release given that copies of the manuscript have already been widely distributed.
U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth told lawyers during arguments Friday that “the horse seems to be out of the barn” and wondered aloud what he could do to retrieve books already sent out “all over the country.”
A lawyer for Bolton agreed with the judge and said the Justice Department’s …read more

Source:: National Newswatch



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