The vote is expected to hand President Trump and Senate Republicans their second Supreme Court justice in as many years and deliver a significant victory roughly a month before a midterm election where control of Congress hangs in the balance.
"The mob was not able to intimidate the Senate. We stood up to the mob. We did the right thing for a good man and filled a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said while taking an early victory lap during an appearance Friday night on Fox News.
The Senate voted to advance Kavanaugh's nomination on Friday morning. Under the chamber's rules senators can debate the nomination for an additional 30 hours, making a final confirmation vote tentatively scheduled for around 4:30 p.m.on Saturday.
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