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 BoltonPence, other GOP officials expected to skip Trump send-off NSA places former GOP political operative in top lawyer position after Pentagon chief's reported order After insurrection: The national security implications 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 TrumpIran's leader vows 'revenge,' posting an image resembling Trump Former Sanders spokesperson: Biden 'backing away' from 'populist offerings' Justice Dept. to probe sudden departure of US attorney in Atlanta after Trump criticism 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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