October 6, 2018 / 10:48 PM / 13 days ago

Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court justice

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court justice on Saturday, the court said, after a deeply divided U.S. Senate confirmed him to the court and Republicans dismissed accusations of sexual misconduct against the conservative judge.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., September 27, 2018. Tom Williams/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Reporting by David Brunnstrom

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