Well, it’s official.
The Senate has confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court.
As expected, the vote went strictly along Republican party lines, giving Kavanaugh a narrow 50-48 victory. This comes after
We all knew this was a done deal after GOP Senators Susan Collins and Jeff Flake gave their allegiance to the polarizing Supreme Court nominee.
But this still hurts, badly.
The moments leading up to the heartbreaking vote were filled with defiant screams from protestors in the Senate gallery, interrupting Vice President Mike Pence who was presiding:
— CBS News (@CBSNews) October 6, 2018
Our hearts are deeply saddened by all of this, and America will surely never be the same.
Check out what celebs & Twitter users had to say (below):
I just wanna fight everybody. We gotta vote all the suckas out. All. Of. Them. Still wanna punch some folks in the face tho… like, in addition to voting
— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) October 5, 2018
What’s happened today is the culmination of a 30+ year plan to capture the federal judiciary and use our courts to line their pockets and suppress the will of the people.
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) October 6, 2018
— Black Lives Matter (@Blklivesmatter) October 6, 2018
— Sara Ackerman (@saramikaila) October 6, 2018
Sadly, not only has #Kavanaugh been confirmed today but it has also confirmed that America is now broken beyond repair.
— Harry Leslie Smith (@Harryslaststand) October 6, 2018
Women protesting #KavanaughVote are literally having their screams muffled as they are dragged out. History will remember today vividly.
— Phillip Atiba Goff (@DrPhilGoff) October 6, 2018
Hey survivors, in light of the #Kavanaugh news we just want to say; we're here for you, we believe you, we're listening.
We'll never stop fighting for you.
— BiSurvivorsNetwork (@NetworkBi) October 6, 2018
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