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US Senate Confirms Brett Kavanaugh As Supreme Court Judge

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The United State Senate has confirmed Brett Kavanaugh as a US Supreme Court Judge, following months of deliberations over sexual misconduct allegations made against him, TOPNAIJA.NG can confirm.

The voting in the Senate was consistently interrupted by protesters, but it came to a final vote of 50-48.

Kavanaugh will replace associate justice Anthony Kennedy who retired earlier in the year.

Trump has responded to the confirmation, writing on his Twitter:

I applaud and congratulate the U.S. Senate for confirming our GREAT NOMINEE, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, to the United States Supreme Court. Later today, I will sign his Commission of Appointment, and he will be officially sworn in. Very exciting!

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