The former national security adviser John Bolton argues in a new book about his time in The White House, that president Donald Trump sought help from China's president, Xi Jinping, to be re-elected, as the two leaders at a meeting in 2019, led the discussions behind closed doors.
Trump began so very surprising to lead the conversation toward the upcoming presidential elections, and with references to China's financial capacity, he asked Xi to ensure that he is re-elected, writes Bolton in the book, as erhvervsavisen The Wall Street Journal has published excerpts from.
Trump laid emphasis on the importance of agriculture and the chinese interest for the purchase of soybeans and wheat in the UNITED states, when he talked about the election, writes Bolton.
The u.s. department of justice, the plaintiff Bolton in an attempt to prevent the release of the book, which is about his time in The White House, which Trumps top security adviser.
It showed the court documents on Tuesday.
According to The White House, the book contains, 'The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir' confidential information, and will compromise national security.