New York/Washington — Former US national security advisor John Bolton’s pending memoir is living up to its publisher’s hype as “the book President Donald Trump doesn’t want you to read”.

Trump’s justice department is heading to court in a last-ditch attempt to block the publication of The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir, due to be released on June 23, even as excerpts that have already appeared in the media paint a damning picture of Trump as an incurious president driven by his political self-interest...

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