In John Bolton’s upcoming memoir, the former White House national security adviser makes the claim that President Donald Trump called journalists “scumbags” and suggested that they should be “executed,” according to The Hill.

Bolton claims that President Trump made the remarks, where he reportedly said, “These people should be executed. They are scumbags,” during a meeting in New Jersey last summer, before the former national security adviser was released from his role in September.

A lawsuit was filed Tuesday by the Trump Administration to block the publication after it was argued that the memoirs contained classified information–despite being redacted in parts.



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