“An entrepreneur always understands their opportunities. And Michael has always been an entrepreneur.” I suppose that’s one way to put it. The fallout from our view into the flow of money in and out of Michael Cohen’s Essential Consultants continues. From WaPo: ‘I’m crushing it’: How Michael Cohen, touting his access to President Trump, convinced companies to pay millions.

+ We’re just hearing about it now. Mueller has been talking to witnesses since November. From the NYT: How Michael Cohen, Denied Job in White House, Was Seen as Its Gatekeeper.

+ And from the excellent Adam Davidson, a silver lining: We’re all learning a lot about the law. “The Trump Administration has inspired a national crash course in a host of legal issues. We are all learning a great deal about the formal and informal rules governing the Presidency, the relationship between the White House and the Department of Justice, the emoluments clause of the Constitution, and the political and legal constraints of impeachment. Many of us have also become far more acquainted with the ins and outs of money laundering and the anti-bribery Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. We might now be entering the section of the course called Legal Entities: How to Hide Everything You Do Behind Shell Companies.” (If we get through this, there will be a quiz…)