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New York Judge Temporarily Blocks Tell-All Book Authored by President Trump’s Niece

In at least a temporary blow to the First Amendment rights of free speech and a free press, a state court judge in Poughkeepsie, New York blocked the publication of a tell-all book authored by President Trump’s niece, Mary Trump. The judge scheduled a hearing for July 10 to determine the legitimacy and scope of a nondisclosure agreement that Mary...

Trump Family Seeks to Silence One of Their Own: President’s Brother Sues to Prevent Publication of Tell-All Book by President’s Niece

Fresh off an unsuccessful bid to have a federal court block the publication of former National Security Advisor John Bolton’s tell-all book about the Trump White House Administration, those associated with the president are at it again. This time President Trump’s younger brother, Robert S. Trump, filed his own injunction against another author of another upcoming book.   The twist? This time...

By Seeking to Block Publication of Two Books, Trump World Will Face the “Streisand Effect”

A couple of quick tips if you’re in the book publishing world: First tip: If you’re a giant New York-based book publisher, try to get under the skin of the most powerful person in the world. Second tip: If you’re the most powerful person in the world and want to suppress information, do not sue potential authors and publishers who want...

Court Denies Government’s Request to Prevent Publication of John Bolton’s Tell-All Book About the Trump Administration

In a sigh of relief for proponents of the First Amendment, a federal court judge in Washington, D.C. denied the Trump Administration’s request for a restraining order to prevent former National Security Advisor John Bolton and his publisher, Simon and Schuster, from proceeding with the sale of Bolton’s book. “While Bolton’s unilateral conduct raises grave national security concerns, the government...