President Trump Issues Serious Threat Against Former Adviser-turned-Author

There has been plenty of turnover in the White House as of late, thanks in no small part to President Trump’s seemingly endless attempts to create a streamlined cabinet and administration.

Supporters of the President have long maintained that this is all due to Trump’s unwillingness to compromise, and/or his determined belief that the results he provides will erase any transgressions along the way.

But now, with former national security adviser John Bolton set to publish a new tell-all book about his time in the White House, Trump and his team are growing frustrated with the possibility and have begun to lash out at the longtime Washington figure.

President Donald Trump said Monday that his former national security adviser, John Bolton, could face a “criminal problem” if he doesn’t halt plans to publish a new book that describes scattershot, sometimes dangerous, decision-making by a president focused only on getting re-elected.

Trump said it would be up to Attorney General William Barr to issue any charges, but hinted that the matter would end up in court. “We’ll see what happens. They’re in court — or they’ll soon be in court,” Trump said about the book, set to be released early next week.

The president accused Bolton of not completing a pre-publication review to make sure the book does not contain classified material. That contradicts statements from Bolton’s attorney, Chuck Cooper, who says his client worked painstakingly for months with classification specialists at the White House National Security Council to make changes to avoid releasing classified material.

Bolton’s decision to forego congressional testimony late last year in pursuit of this book deal has irked many Democrats who feel as though time was of the essence, and that Bolton’s reticence may have cost the nation dearly.