Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s second nominee to the Supreme Court, was confirmed to the court on Saturday with a Senate vote largely divided along party lines. The vote occurred shortly before 4 p.m.
Brett Kavanaugh was easily confirmed to the United States Supreme Court today by a vote of 50-48, and he will enter the Court as the Conservative ‘swing vote’. Liberals are apoplectic over this because they see their beloved ‘abortion on demand‘ potentially being overturned by the solidly Conservative slant we now have at the Supreme Court.
“And they built the high places of Baal, which are in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to cause their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire unto Molech; which I commanded them not, neither came it into my mind, that they should do this abomination…” Jeremiah 32:25 (KJV)
Since the passing of Roe v. Wade in 1973, there has been 60 million babies aborted in the United States. 5 babies were aborted in just the time it took you to read this article. Let that thought think in as you spend the afternoon debating the merits of Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court judge.
FROM NPR: A sharply divided Senate — reflecting a deeply divided nation — voted almost entirely along party lines Saturday afternoon to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The vote was 50-48. Only one Democrat, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, joined Republicans in backing Kavanaugh. One Republican, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, voted “present” although she said she opposed the nomination. One GOP senator was absent during the vote because of his daughter’s wedding thousands of miles from Washington, D.C.
Protesters are gathering outside of the Supreme Court after the Senate voted to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the nation’s highest court; @LelandVittert reports. https://t.co/fOSbzcMGmF pic.twitter.com/z3bARyCtC4
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Senators sat at their desks during the vote, which was presided over by Vice President Mike Pence. In the debate preceding it, senators sounded as though they were describing two different men. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, called Kavanaugh “among the very best our nation has to offer.” Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, called the 53-year-old Kavanaugh a victim of “an ugly left-wing smear campaign,” and charged Democrats with character assassination.
Kavanaugh had been accused by three women of sexual misconduct while he was in high school and college more than 30 years ago — charges he angrily denied.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called Kavanaugh’s confirmation “a low moment for the Senate, the court, and the country,” and said of Kavanaugh, “he doesn’t belong on the nation’s highest bench.”
Listen as Liberals shriek and howl as the Senate prepares to vote
Brett Kavanaugh officially confirmed as Supreme Court justice
Snowflakes falling in Washington
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., who was first elected in the so-called year of the woman in 1992 after the confirmation of Justice Clarence Thomas, said that in confirming Kavanaugh the Senate would be telling young girls and women that “your voices just don’t matter.”
President Trump told reporters just before the vote that Kavanaugh is “going to make us all very proud. I also feel very strongly that, in the end, the process, it was really unattractive, but the extra week was something that I think was really good.”