Skip to comments.Judge allows Bolton book to be released, but says he 'gambled' with national security
Posted on 06/20/2020 8:06:34 AM PDT by knighthawk
A federal judge on Saturday allowed the forthcoming publication of John Boltons memoir to go ahead next week despite concerns it contains classified information - but criticized the former national security adviser for having gambled with national security.
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If we had the Judiciary we had today back in the 50’s, the Rosenberg’s would still be alive.
Are there any judges left who can just apply the Law?
BOlton is a man with NO COUNTRYMEN!!! Everyone detests him now.
My crack cocaine shipment made it from the barn into the country. whew.
How can a sane Judge acknowledge it contains classified info an, which is illegal as hell, and then allow it?
Doesnt matter. They already leaked the main lies which have been smacked down by Trump and Pompeo who called him a traitor.
My sense is that the whole story was just overblown nonsense. If any of the material in the book was classified then it would have been a crime for Bolton to even share it with the publisher in the first place. It wouldnt have taken until a week before publication for it to become a national security concern.
Bolton was inserted into the Administration to provide a War to his owners. He failed. Now he needs to get his pay off from the Dems.
Not only alive, but would be paid consultants to CNN. And be doing all the Sunday news shows.
Maybe not irreparable harm but if he discloses TS info (Top Secret shall be applied to information, the unauthorized disclosure of which reasonably could be expected to cause “exceptionally grave damage ) lock him up.
That,in my opinion, makes the judge culpable in the release of classified information.
Bolton better hope this makes him the money he wants because he is now toxic.
The book will be on sale Tuesday, there’s no time.
Not sure I can agree completely - that isnt saying its not possible, but I highly doubt that POTUS would allow actual TS into to be publicized to nail a traitor. Going after someone for disclosure and letting someone publish said information to arrest and prosecute the same are two different things.
Remember, the actual lawsuit against Bolton is still intact and proceeding, the only thing denied today was the emergency injunction...and that was ONLY denied because of the unfeasability of seizing hundreds of thousands of copies that have already shipped. The judge rebuked Bolton;
“Defendant Bolton has gambled with the national security of the United States. He has exposed his country to harm and himself to civil (and potentially criminal) liability.”
As the case goes on, it will be decided if Bolton violated national security, and if any proceeds from the book should be forfeited.
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