After fight that split U.S., Kavanaugh wins place on Supreme Court

Demonstrators gather in front of the U.S. Capitol ahead of a scheduled vote on the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in Washington, U.S., October 6, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Saturday confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, dismissing anger over accusations of sexual misconduct against him and delivering a major victory to President Donald Trump who has now locked in a conservative majority on the court. By a vote of 50-48, the deeply-divided Senate gave the […]

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