The career government classification expert who was initially tasked with reviewing John Bolton’s book manuscript suggested this week that the process was politicized by the White House. The expert also alleged she had been pressured but ultimately refused to sign a misleading court declaration in the litigation that the Justice Department has since brought against President Trump’s former national security adviser.
The claims were made in a letter from an attorney representing the expert, Ellen Knight. The letter was filed Wednesday morning by Bolton in the civil case the Justice Department is pursuing against him for publishing his book.
Knight’s letter recounts …read more