KAVANAUGH IS CONFIRMED: Embattled Supreme Court nominee secures 50 votes in the Senate

Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court in a narrow 50-48 vote in the Senate on Saturday afternoon, bringing to a close the most divisive high court confirmation battle since the 1990s even as protesters in the chamber interrupted the final vote.

When Kavanaugh is sworn in by President Donald Trump on Saturday evening, he will replace the court’s swing vote, Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement this summer after 30 years

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