AUSTIN - Today the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11 to 10 to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Republican Party of Texas Chairman James Dickey commented:

“Congratulations to Judge Brett Kavanaugh for advancing through the Senate Judiciary Committee today, despite an unprecedentedly turbulent process. He possesses a wealth of experience and has an exemplary record. I am confident he will continue to be a true defender of the original intent of the Constitution while serving on the Supreme Court. We look forward to the full Senate confirmation and to having Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.”