A new book, scheduled to be published next Tuesday, offers disturbing inside information on President Trump’s White House. It includes quotes from his former chief strategist Steve Bannon.

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US President Donald Trump’s lawyers on Thursday sought to stop the publication of a book offering insight into the Trump administration, which contains harsh statements from Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon.

In the book, entitled Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff, Bannon is quoted describing a secret meeting between Trump’s son, Donald Jr., his son-in-law, Jared Kushner and a Russian lawyer as “treasonous.”

One of Trump’s lawyers told ABC that Bannon’s ties with Wolff “give rise to numerous legal claims including defamation by libel and slander, and breach of his written confidentiality and non-disparagement agreement with our clients,” adding that “legal action is imminent.”

Trump himself said on Thursday that Bannon “has nothing to do with me or my presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind.”