Who is Brett Kavanaugh, US Supreme Court's new judge

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Mr Schumer said that for all those who opposed the nomination, "there is one answer - vote" in the November mid-term elections.

Protesters form a buffer around a Trump supporter as they demonstrate at the U.S. Capitol in the hours ahead of a scheduled U.S. Senate vote on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in Washington, U.S. October 6, 2018.

Trump watched the vote on a large-screen television tuned to Fox News in a wood-paneled cabin on the plane.

About 100 anti-Kavanaugh protesters climbed the Capitol's East Steps as the vote approached, pumping fists and waving signs.

The U.S. Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court on Saturday by a vote of 50-48.

US President Donald Trump said he was looking forward to a Senate confirmation vote on his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday and said the conservative judge would do a "great, great" job on the court.

A townhouse near the Washington residence of Republican Senator Susan Collins, whose backing for Kavanaugh helped get him over the line on Saturday, flew the flag of her home state ME upside down in protest.

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The episode occurred on a September evening in 1985 after Kavanaugh, Ludington and Dudley attended the UB40 concert. Cozzolino "was bleeding from the right ear", according to the report, and he was later treated at a local hospital.

He said Saturday he thinks Republicans "are going to do incredibly well" in the midterm elections after Kavanaugh's confirmation. Among them were three of the chamber's moderate Republicans, Senators Jeff Flake of Arizona, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, and Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat up for re-election in conservative West Virginia.

Anticipating Kavanaugh's confirmation, some groups have explored the impeachment process for removing him from the high court. I did not do this back in high school or at any time'.

Numerous demonstrators held signs reading "I am a survivor, not a troublemaker", recalling the #troublemaker hashtag used by President Donald Trump on Friday in reference to protesters who opposed Kavanaugh's nomination.

Her hearing sparked a supplemental Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into his background, which created a week long delay of the vote.

Democrats also challenged Kavanaugh's honesty, temperament and ability to be nonpartisan after he fumed at last week's Judiciary hearing that Democrats had launched a "search and destroy mission" against him fueled by their hatred of Trump. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, announced they, too, would support Kavanaugh. Before the sexual accusations grabbed the Senate's and the nation's attention, Democrats had argued that Kavanaugh's rulings and writings as an appeals court judge raised serious concerns about his views on abortion rights and a president's right to bat away legal probes.

Bush also reaffirmed his commitment to Kavanaugh after Ford and other accusers brought allegations of sexual misconduct against the nominee.

"I think I've made my case as best I could", said Sen.

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Pujara too looked at ease at the other end until he was caught behind off debutant Sherman Lewis, missing out on a 16th Test ton. Rahul was gone for a golden duck when Caribbean pacer Shannon Gabriel trapped the Indian opener in front of the wickets.

"Just imagine the devastation they would cause if they ever obtain the power they so desperately want and crave", Trump said.

The 53-year-old justice's wife, children, and parents were in attendance.

In a procedural vote that handed Republicans an initial victory, senators voted 51-49 Friday to limit debate and keep the nomination alive, defeating Democratic efforts to scuttle it with endless delays.

Kavanaugh's nomination seals a conservative majority on the nine-seat high court, possibly for decades to come.

"Kavanaugh's confirmation is devastating as unresolved questions remain about his human rights record, including in relation to the US government's use of torture and other forms of ill treatment, such as during the Central Intelligence Agency detention program", Daphne Eviatar, Amnesty International USA's director of security with human rights, said in a statement. He added: "What they're putting him through and his family is incredible".

Ford testified in the Senate Judiciary Committee that Kavanaugh had drunkenly attacked her at a party when they were teenagers in the early 1980s.

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During her speech she pleaded with the divided Troy Party to unite and back her Brexit plans. May later said his speech made her "cross". "This is not democracy".

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