Michael Glassner, the chief operating officer for President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign, announced on Monday that the campaign is preparing a lawsuit against former staffer Cliff Sims after he wrote a tell-all book about his time in the White House.
In a tweet on Tuesday, President Donald Trump revealed that Sims, author of Team of Vipers, had signed a non-disclosure agreement.
A low level staffer that I hardly knew named Cliff Sims wrote yet another boring book based on made up stories and… https://t.co/SGN2UN9Ohw— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1548769555.0
Glassner followed the president's tweet with a promise to sue Sims.
"The Trump campaign is preparing to file suit against Cliff Sims for violating our NDA," he wrote.
The Trump campaign is preparing to file suit against Cliff Sims for violating our NDA. https://t.co/Xl1N95fPkH— Michael Glassner (@Michael Glassner)1548770592.0
But legal experts say that non-disclosure agreement are likely not able to silence former White House officials.