Donald Trump addresses the crowd during a campaign rally Saturday AP
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United States president Donald Trump had nominated Kavanaugh on July 9, 2018, as a replacement of Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy. He was facing three allegations of sexual misconduct that lacked in evidence or corroborating witnesses.
It was a knife fight-and we won.
"Judge Kavanaugh was entitled to an up-or-down vote". "The Kavanaugh issue has nearly acted as a centrifuge to separate red and blue elements of the electorate even more".
"I do not believe that these charges can fairly prevent Judge Kavanaugh from serving on the court", Collins said.
"I put myself in his shoes", Collins said. "When your integrity is attacked like his was, a withdrawal was certainly no solution to that, so we were in the fight to the finish". "We always do", the majority leader said.
He says in 1880 a vacancy was not filled when the Senate was controlled by the party opposing the president.
"It's been a great political gift for us".
"I am here because President Trump mocked sexual assault victims", said North Carolina native Kara Harrington, 50, as she held a sign that read "Shame", and stood with her daughter and husband in front of a police cordon on the court steps.
His ascent to the Supreme Court was thrown into doubt last week after university research psychologist Christine Blasey Ford testified that he had sexually assaulted her at a Washington area gathering in the early 1980s.
McConnell even welcomed the acrimony of the political brawl. In the end, there was indeed a two-vote margin, the closest nomination vote since 1881.
The prolonged nomination battle has roiled American politics, disrupting the status quo on Capitol Hill and firing up both Republicans and opposition Democrats a month before the midterms.
Democrats had a very different reaction.
Democrats, of course, have the bulk of the incumbents in competitive Senate races on the 2018 map that are closely contested.
In this image from video provided by Senate TV, Sen. Sherrod Brown of OH and Pennsylvania Sen.
But on Sunday, McConnell offered a revised version of his initial reasoning and refused to say he wouldn't confirm a potential Supreme Court nominee from President Donald Trump in 2020. Overall, Red State Democrats were put in a bad political positionin this nomination fight. Dozens were arrested as they and others chanted "Vote them out!" and "No justice, no seat!" Claire McCaskill knows this all too well. Missouri and Florida look like likely pick-ups for the GOP.
The upper house is split 51-49 in favour of the Republicans and the vote was largely along party lines.
While discussing Brett Kavanaugh's Saturday confirmation to the Supreme Court, Fox News' Chris Wallace asked McConnell to respond to a clip of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) slamming the Kentucky lawmaker's handling of the Garland nomination.
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With designated penalty takes Sergio Aguero not on the field, Mahrez moved Gabriel Jesus aside to take the responsibility. Referee Martin Atkinson was absolutely right to award Manchester City their penalty in the dying moments.
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Yazidi activist Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Prize
Nadia Murad, a Yazidi rights activist and survivor of sexual slavery by Islamic State, won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. She was "given to more than 10" ISIS fighters, Murad later recalled, and passed around to be sexually abused, sometimes hourly.
Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Haiti, at least 11 dead
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US Senate heads to final vote on court nominee Kavanaugh
Throughout the day Saturday, hundreds of protesters - many dressed in black garb - descended on the east steps of the Capitol. Republican Susan Collins and Democrat Joe Manchin , both regarded as swing votes, said they would support Kavanaugh.
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'Walking Dead' actor Scott Wilson, who played Hershel, has died
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