Judge Rejects Trump Request for Order Blocking Bolton’s Memoir

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s former national security adviser John R. Bolton can go forward with the publication of his memoir, a federal judge ruled on Saturday, rejecting the administration’s request for an order that he try to pull the book back and saying it was too late for such an order to succeed.

“With hundreds of thousands of copies around the globe — many in newsrooms — the damage is done. There is no restoring the status quo,” wrote Judge Royce C. Lamberth of the Federal District Court of the District of Columbia.

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Conservative news mogul Matt Drudge fires back at Trump, says his web traffic is at record levels

It’s unclear what precisely caused the shift in the Drudge Report’s coverage. A person close to Drudge himself told CNN in October 2019 that he had grown exasperated with the President.

Regardless, the negative coverage has apparently miffed Trump, who openly criticized Drudge on Saturday afternoon.

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