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US President Donald Trump has apologised to new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on behalf of all Americans for the "terrible pain and suffering" he and his family had endured during his confirmation process.

Kavanaugh's confirmation process exploded in controversy after California university professor Christine Blasey Ford went public with allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in 1982, while they were in high school.

Addressing Kavanaugh specifically, the president said, "You sir, under historic scrutiny, were proven innocent".

He angrily predicted that would backfire on Democrats in midterm Congressional elections in November. However, Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan did not offer remarks during their respective swearing-in ceremonies, opting, instead, to speak at receptions with then-President Barack Obama regarding their appointments.

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The latest justice to join the bench, Neil Gorsuch, spoke a year ago during his swearing-in at the White House Rose Garden.

Trump's ceremony speech hammered a theme he has been hitting on all week: hoping to energize Republicans by attacking Democrats for opposing Kavanaugh.

The tweets were made hours after Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court. "A brilliant jurist, a man that did nothing wrong, a man that was caught up in a hoax that was set up by the Democrats using the Democrats' lawyers, and now they want to impeach him".

Trump said the mere mention of impeaching a Supreme Court justice who "is a top scholar, a top student, a top intellect, and who did nothing wrong" should galvanize support for Republican candidates on the ballot.

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"It was all made up", Trump said. Outside groups are culling an unusually long paper trail from his previous government and political work, with the National Archives and Records Administration expected to release a cache of millions of documents this month.

"Although the Senate confirmation process tested me as it has tested others, it did not change me", he said.

Neither the Dakota County Sheriff's Office nor Rosemount police are "currently investigating any incidents we believe to have happened at the school", the office said in a statement, the newspaper reported. McConnell called the current partisan divide a "low point", but he blamed Democrats.

"It was very, very unfair what happened to him", the president said. But when asked again Sunday about it, he said different rules might apply if the same party controls the Senate and White House.

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He said Saturday he thinks Republicans "are going to do incredibly well" in the midterm elections after Kavanaugh's confirmation. Mr Schumer said that for all those who opposed the nomination, "there is one answer - vote" in the November mid-term elections.