President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is all but certain to be appointed later, after two key senators said sexual misconduct claims against the judge would not prevent them from backing him.
If Mr Kavanaugh is approved in a final Senate vote – likely to happen from 8.30pm (UK time) on Saturday – Mr Trump will have achieved a victory in his drive to consolidate conservative dominance of the nation’s highest court.
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