Just about ALL of us think so….
But does the Republican Senate Majority leader actually have 51 that will vote to confirm?
Weeks of tumult and testimony, allegations and anger, pain and postponement over President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, it is still all about four undecided senators. There will be ample time to figure out what this nomination means — for the Senate, for the court, for this moment, for the election, for the country. But on Friday, it’s all about the math: Can Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell get 50 senators to “yes”?
Bottom line: Republicans do not have the votes as of dawn Friday morning, according to people with direct knowledge.
McConnell is heading into the day that could clinch one of, if not the, cornerstone achievements of his career — tilting the court’s makeup firmly to the conservative side — and he doesn’t currently have the votes. He and his top deputies are optimistic, no question. But it’s not there yet…..