For a President famous for demanding loyalty from those around him, this last week must have been particularly painful as three men intimately familiar with his inner-most dealings turned on him.
Former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, Chief Financial Officer of the Trump Organization, Allen Weisselberg, and longtime friend and CEO of AMI, David Pecker, are now all cooperating with prosecutors.
Those familiar with Donald Trump’s thinking say the last few days will have come as a huge shock as the investigations that have long dogged his administration get ever-closer to the personal territory he once declared off-limits.
Trump biographer, Michael D’Antonio, told AP: “He’s less powerful in these relationships now than he was before he became president. That must just amaze him.