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A trio of major updates have punctuated an otherwise quiet week for President Trump, setting up major fall drama in D.C.
The big picture Senators weighing the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation now know exactly where Trump stands, and notwithstanding a firm denial, Trumpworld has found a new rallying cry to axe Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein.
Driving the news:
The bottom line: This presents on the fence Republicans with a nightmarish week ahead, while red state Democrats might have a chance to breathe easier.
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"People prepare sand bags as floodwaters caused by Hurricane Florence rise near the Crabtree Swamp ... in Conway, South Carolina. The floodwaters are expected to rise through the weekend and into the early part of next week."
"Mariska Hargitay thinks 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' has played a huge role in educating people on sexual violence, but believes there is still a lot of work to do," the AP's John Carucci reports.