"I hope it's not suppressed," Bolton said, referring to the White House's review of his book.
Bolton said that he hoped what Trump has said to him in private will "become public someday" and when asked about Trump's tweets and remarks calling Bolton a liar, he replied, "the tweets out there -- I say things in the manuscript about what he said to me. I hope they become public someday," referring to his book, which is the subject of a fight with the White House.
Outside the Ukraine scandal, Bolton hit Trump on a number of foreign policy issues.
New charges for Lev Parnas?
USA Today: Group of federal judges plan emergency meeting over Justice Department
Philadelphia US District Judge Cynthia Rufe, leader of the independent Federal Judges Association, told the newspaper that "there are plenty of issues that we are concerned about."
"We'll talk all of this through," she said.
News of the meeting comes after more than 2,000 former Justice Department officials -- who served in both Republican and Democratic administrations -- took the rare and remarkable step of calling on Attorney General William Barr to resign.
The statement comes after, well, a busy week at the Justice Department. As a reminder:
So, will the statement do anything?
An even bigger sign that nothing will change: A White House official tells CNN's Jim Acosta that Trump still has confidence in Barr amid the heightened calls for his resignation.
As readers of this newsletter know, Michael Bloomberg is charting his own path.
The former New York City mayor is putting his focus and personal wealth toward a slate of states that will vote in the Super Tuesday contest in March -- a stunning deviation from the well-worn presidential campaign playbook that calls for stops in Iowa and New Hampshire.
Some more notable points from the interview:
Money also buys scrutiny
The spike has prompted candidates to zero-in on Bloomberg in recent days with forceful critiques about his strategy.
Sen. Bernie Sanders: "We will not create the energy and excitement we need to defeat Donald Trump if that candidate pursued, advocated for and enacted racist policies like stop and frisk which caused communities of color in his city to live in fear," he said during a Clark County, Nevada, dinner Saturday. "The simple truth is that Mayor Bloomberg with all his money will not create the kind of excitement and energy we need to have the voter turnout we must have to defeat Donald Trump."
What are we doing here?
The American system of government has been challenged to deal with a singular President and a divided country that will decide whether he should get another four years in the White House.
Stay tuned to this newsletter as we keep watch over the Trump administration, the 2020 presidential campaign and other issues of critical interest.