John Bolton says the indictment is a "potentially catastrophic turn of events" for Trump. He spoke to Morning Edition about the seriousness of the charges and the importance of accountability.
Bolton was reportedly paid a $2 million advance for the book, and could receive even more in royalties. But a judge says Bolton made a risky bet by publishing it without government approval.
The request for an injunction to block publication says the book compromises national security. But after a federal court order Saturday, the tell-all remains on track for a Tuesday release.
A week before the scheduled June 23 launch of the former national security advisor's tale of his time serving Trump, the government has filed a lawsuit attempting to hold up the book's release.
An attorney for former national security adviser Charles Kupperman told a federal judge in Washington on Tuesday that the pledge from Democrats that they won't reissue a subpoena cannot be trusted.
He doesn't cut the profile of a member of "The Resistance," but Bolton's opposition to a pressure campaign to get Ukraine to investigate conspiracy theories may pit him against his former boss.
Former White House aide Fiona Hill told impeachment investigators on Monday that she and former Trump adviser John Bolton were troubled by actions by the president's private lawyer.
In Jerusalem, where he's meeting with Israeli and Russian security officials, the national security advisor says the U.S. military is "ready to go" as he warns Iran against seeking a nuclear weapon.
Pyongyang blamed U.S. officials for the breakdown in talks in Hanoi last month and said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will soon decide whether to end his country's voluntary moratorium on testing.