NEW: The New York Times learned about the contents of the Bolton manuscript BEFORE the White House press shop, per a source with direct knowledge. The manuscript has been at the White House for several weeks, per Bolton's adviser Sarah Tinsley.
The revelations directly contradict Trump's claim that he never tied the hold-up of Ukrainian aid to his demands for investigations into his political opponent Joe Biden.
New tidbit on Bolton: The New York Times learned about the contents of the Bolton manuscript *before* the White House press shop, a source tells .
. with more on the Bolton book, which contradicts Trump’s statement on Ukraine aid