Today the Senate voted to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination.
The Senate received a majority vote to invoke cloture on the debate surrounding Judge Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. The Senate will be able to advance to a final confirmation vote as early as Saturday.
The final vote was 51 to 49.
President Trump tweeted out his approval of the vote.
Very proud of the U.S. Senate for voting “YES” to advance the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2018