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Biden Rehires Security Official Fired During John Bolton's Book Review

  • Ellen Knight was forced out of NSC in summer of 2020
  • Knight said Trump White House politicized review process
John Bolton's book "The Room Where it Happened." 

John Bolton's book "The Room Where it Happened." 

Photographer: Chris Delmas/AFP/Getty Images

A U.S. national security official who says she was forced out during the Trump administration has been rehired by the Biden White House.

Ellen Knight was responsible for reviewing former National Security Adviser John Bolton’s tell-all book on President Donald Trump for classified or sensitive information before its publication. She has said she was forced out of the National Security Council in the summer of 2020.