All the Votes are In On Brett Kavanaugh — Except for Two

It's down to Joe Manchin and Susan Collins. Everyone else has announced how they'll vote.Tom Williams/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom via ZUMA

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At this point, it appears that Jeff Flake will vote yes on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, while Lisa Murkowski will vote no. That puts us at 49-49.

Both Susan Collins and Joe Manchin have provided no solid clues about how they’ll vote. But apparently it’s all up to them. If they split, it’s 50-50 and Kavanaugh wins (thanks to VP Mike Pence’s tiebreaking vote). If they both vote no, Kavanaugh goes down.

  • Susan Collins (202) 224-2523
  • Joe Manchin (202) 224-3954

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