After a lengthy, contentious process, Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been officially confirmed by the United States Senate in a 50 – 48 vote that commenced at approximately 2:45 pm CST on Saturday.
Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) voted “yes,” while Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) voted “no.”
Kavanaugh is expected to be sworn in privately on Saturday evening, with a public ceremony to likely follow on Monday.
Sean Ross is a staff writer for Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @sean_yhn