Bolton book injunction will 'accomplish nothing', says S&S

Bolton book injunction will 'accomplish nothing', says S&S

Simon & Schuster intends to go ahead with the publication of former national security advisor John Bolton's The Room Where it Happened, despite the US government's request for an injunction.

The book - a political expose which includes claims that Donald Trump asked China to assist him in the 2020 election and praised Chinese premier Xi Jinping's internment of Uighur muslims in detention camps—is scheduled for publication in both the US and UK on 23rd June. 

In response to the injunction request, issued yesterday (17th June), the publisher released a statement calling the move "a frivolou...

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