WATCH: Senate Holds Cloture Vote On Brett Kavanaugh Nomination

Oct 5, 2018

The U.S. Senate is taking a procedural vote today to close debate on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. This is not the confirmation vote itself, but it is a key indicator of whether Republicans have the necessary votes to approve Kavanaugh as the replacement for retired Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Watch the proceedings live beginning at approximately 9:30 a.m.