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Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win

 

President Donald Trump took a victory lap at a Kansas campaign rally Saturday night in celebration of embattled Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s narrow confirmation hours earlier.

“I stand before you today on the heels of a tremendous victory for our nation, our people, and our beloved Constitution,” Trump said, pumping two fists in the air.

 As he spoke, the president was flanked by banners bearing his campaign refrain of “Promises Made” and “Promises Kept.”
Just minutes before Trump took the stage in Topeka, Kavanaugh was sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court following a 50-48 Senate confirmation vote earlier in the day. He was confirmed by the narrowest margin since Justice Clarence Thomas’ confirmation in 1991 by 52-48.
Trump praised Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, the last Republican to publicly declare her vote, whose nearly 45 minute speech on the Senate floor announcing her support for Kavanaugh essentially ensured his confirmation. Read more

Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win

Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win
Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win
Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win
Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win
Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win
Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win
Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win
Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win
Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win
Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win
Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win
Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win
Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win
Hours after Kavanaugh vote, Trump basks in Supreme Court win