John Bolton: Criminal inquiry opened into explosive memoir


Contains classified information. A federal grand jury in Washington has issued criminal subpoenas to John Bolton's literary agency in his publisher Simon and Schuster. NPR confirmed the subpoenas, which were first reported by The New York Times. The investigation marks a big turn in the government's legal fight against Bolton. The Justice Department sued to block his book in June. A judge denied that request, but said Bolton had gambled with national security and then he may have exposed himself to criminal liability. President Trump has tweeted that Bolton quote should be in jail for disseminating classified information. Authorities are trying to seize the profits from his book, The room where it happened, Bolton's lawyers say the White House is

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