It’s happening. It’s really happening.
Senate voting to end debate on Kavanaugh nomination and set time for confirmation vote. pic.twitter.com/AphKlAk1T9
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) October 5, 2018
Cloture has passed, and Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination will proceed. No thanks to Lisa Murkowski:
Kavanaugh procedural vote: Jeff Flake is a YES on cloture, Lisa Murkowski is a NO.
— Sabrina Siddiqui (@SabrinaSiddiqui) October 5, 2018
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, however, was a yes on cloture:
Joe Manchin votes yes on ending debate on Brett Kavanaugh and setting up final confirmation vote.
— Alex Bolton (@alexanderbolton) October 5, 2018
Looks like tomorrow’s indeed the big day.
The Senate has just voted 51-49 in a motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The confirmation vote may now be held as early as Saturday, October 6th. pic.twitter.com/nxbzC6f24C
— FRC (@FRCdc) October 5, 2018
Editor’s note: This post has been updated with an additional tweet.