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 BoltonTrump envoy says US ready to talk to North Korea but rebukes Pyongyang counterpart Why Trump can't make up his mind on China The benefits of American disinterest in world affairs 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 ComeyTrump on possible Roger Stone pardon: 'His prayer may be answered' How conservative conspiracy theories are deepening America's political divide Bolton book sells 780,000 copies in first week, set to surpass 1M copies printed 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 TrumpDemocrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history' Trump confirms 2018 US cyberattack on Russian troll farm Trump tweets his support for Goya Foods amid boycott 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.