DOJ opens criminal inquiry into John Bolton book

The Justice Department opened a criminal inquiry into whether former White House national security adviser John Bolton unlawfully disclosed classified information in his latest book.

A grand jury convened and issued subpoenas for communication records from Simon & Schuster, the company that published The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir, according to multiple reports on Tuesday.

The Washington Examiner reached out to the Justice Department, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and Bolton’s attorney for comment.

Prior to the late June release of the book, which painted an unflattering picture of President Trump,
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