READ: Justice Dept. lawsuit seeking to block Bolton book

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to block publication of former national security adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonWe've left Afghanistan — but its consequences are just starting to arrive It's time to pull the plug on our toxic relationship with Pakistan Overnight Defense & National Security — Milley becomes lightning rod MORE's memoir.

The book, "The Room Where It Happened," is expected to offer a revealing look at Bolton's time serving as President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump defends indicted GOP congressman House to vote Thursday on holding Bannon in contempt Youngkin calls for investigation into Loudoun County School Board amid sexual assault allegations MORE's top national security aide for 17 months. The memoir is set to be published on June 23.

The lawsuit filed in federal court in Washington, D.C., alleges that Bolton’s book contains classified information that could compromise national security if published before a government review is finished.

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