Former National Security Adviser John Bolton gets book deal: report

Former National Security Adviser John Bolton gets book deal: report
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Former National Security Adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonAre Democrats building a collapsible impeachment? Live coverage: House holds first public impeachment hearing Trump threatening to fire Mulvaney: report MORE has a book deal with Simon & Schuster, The Associated Press reported Friday, citing three publishing officials. 

Two of the officials told the wire service that the deal was worth about $2 million. He was reportedly represented by Javelin literary agency, which also represents Former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyThere are poor ideas, bad ones and Facebook's Libra Trump has considered firing official who reported whistleblower complaint to Congress: report Broadcast, cable news networks to preempt regular programming for Trump impeachment coverage MORE and the anonymous administration official whose book “A Warning,” that will be released this month.  

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The officials did not know the title or release date of Bolton's book, according to the AP.

The Hill has reached out to Simon & Schuster and Javelin for comment. Simon & Schuster declined the AP's request for comment. 

Bolton left the Trump administration in September. He was asked to testify in the House impeachment inquiry this week, but did not appear. 

His name has been mentioned many times in the impeachment process, including by aide Fiona Hill. She testified that he told her he is "not part of whatever drug deal" other officials are "cooking up," in relation to President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP senators balk at lengthy impeachment trial Warren goes local in race to build 2020 movement 2020 Democrats make play for veterans' votes MORE's dealings with Ukraine. 

Bolton's lawyer wrote this week in a letter to the House's general counsel that his client knew about "many relevant meetings and conversations that have not yet been discussed" in the chamber's impeachment probe.