UPDATED 1:10 PM PT – Sat. Oct. 6, 2018
President Trump takes to Twitter to congratulate the newest Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
In a tweet, the president said he applauds and congratulates the Senate for confirming his nominee, to serve on the nation’s highest court.
He added that later on Saturday, he plans to sign his commission of appointment.
Also set for Saturday night, Kavanaugh’s swearing-in ceremony, with the new Supreme Court justice taking the oath in a private ceremony in the Justice’s conference room at the Supreme Court.
Chief Justice John Roberts will administer the constitutional oath, while retired Justice Anthony Kennedy will administer the Judicial oath.
Kavanaugh will become the nation’s 114th Supreme Court Justice.