“It’s retaliation because of his desire to exercise his First Amendment rights to publish a book and to discuss anything about the book or anything else he wants on social media and with others.” Vanity Fair: Michael Cohen Is Out of Jail and Manifesting a Book Deal. Two things to consider. The uplifting: It turns out you can’t throw someone back in jail because you don’t want them to write a book. The depressing: Michael Cohen will publish a book before I do. SAD!

+ It’s not just Cohen or Mary Trump. The administration is trying to silence all critics. NYT: A new documentary peers inside the secretive world of immigration enforcement. The filmmakers faced demands to delete scenes and delay broadcast until after the election.