Donald Trump Takes Victory Lap As Senate Votes To Move Forward With Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination

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Donald Trump took a victory lap this morning, tweeting he is “very proud” of the U.S. Senate vote to advance the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Moments earlier, the Senate voted 51 to 49 to move Kavanaugh’s nomination along. The procedural vote triggered 30 hours of Senate speechifying before a final vote tomorrow to appoint Kavanaugh to the swing seat on the Supreme Court. It’s also expected to be the tally on tomorrow’s vote, though GOP Sen. Susan Co…