Daily News Digest September 16, 2018

This Week's Headlines: 

So, to spell this all out, Kavanaugh believes that the way to determine whether the Constitution protects a particular unenumerated right is to apply the test the Supreme Court laid out in Glucksberg. And the judge also thinks that “even a first-year law student could tell you” that Roe is inconsistent with Glucksberg.

Beto O’Rourke is "a combination, in my opinion, of former President Barack Obama and Robert Kennedy," former DeSoto Mayor Carl Sherman.

President Trump accused special counsel Robert Mueller on Saturday of hurting his and Republican candidates' approval ratings, again characterizing the special counsel's investigation as a "witch hunt."

But the burger dinners have stopped. Interviews with more than a dozen White House, congressional and current and former Defense Department officials over the past six weeks paint a portrait of a president who has soured on his defense secretary, weary of unfavorable comparisons to Mr. Mattis as the adult in the room, and increasingly concerned that he is a Democrat at heart.

President Donald Trump plans to proceed with duties on roughly $200 billion more worth in Chinese goods as soon as Monday, a senior administration official confirmed Saturday, escalating what has already become a protracted trade battle between the world’s two largest economies.