US Justice Department drops investigation of ex-security adviser Bolton | abroad
Bolton’s lawyer says the US Department of Justice has dropped a criminal investigation into a former security adviser to former President Donald Trump. John Bolton was accused of sharing classified information in his book about his 17 months in the White House.
In his book last year, Bolton criticized his former boss, who he believes put his own interests on the country. The Trump administration tried to block publication, but it was unsuccessful. Attempts have also been made to claim returns. The book was a bestseller in the United States.
After the unsuccessful lawsuit, Trump’s Justice Department launched a criminal investigation into Bolton. Federal prosecutors sent subpoenas to his publisher Simon & Schuster to claim connections with Bolton, the New York Times reported at the time.
Now, citing sources, the newspaper reported that government advisers have concluded that Bolton’s case is political and that the trial has no chance of success. According to Bolton’s attorney, the Department of Justice “tacitly admitted that Trump and his White House officials acted unlawfully.”
Donald Trump He fired the National Security Adviser, he said In September 2019. The US President said on Twitter: “I have informed John Bolton that his services are no longer necessary in the White House.” Bolton, who has been at odds with Trump, said he kept the credit to himself. “I’ve submitted my resignation, but the president still wants to talk about it,” it seemed.
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