I've spent much of the morning reading Michael Cohen's sentencing submission
, and contemplating the wheels of the bus going round and round over the bodies of various Trumps... (How Michael Cohen’s Plea Deal Implicates Donald Trump Jr.
(HuffPo); Cohen was in ‘close and regular contact’...ent to Congress
(The Hill)). Reading between the lines, however, Cohen was doing much of this "on behalf of" Trump, but not always "at the direction of" Trump. There is still wiggle room, as there usually is for most mob bosses.