Bolton Gunning To End Trump Suit Over White House Memoir

Law360 (July 17, 2020, 8:05 PM EDT) -- Embattled former national security adviser John Bolton is invoking his First Amendment right to free speech as the basis for a D.C. federal judge to throw out allegations by the Trump administration that he violated his nondisclosure employment agreement and disclosed classified information in his highly anticipated memoir released last month.

Bolton asserted this argument in a dismissal motion filed late Thursday, almost a month after U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth denied the government's emergency bid to block the publication of "The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir," released June 23. Judge Lamberth ruled that blocking the tell-all book...

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