Trump rallies GOP troops around Kavanaugh confirmation


Just hours after the U.S. Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court, President Donald Trump arrived in Kansas on Saturday night claiming a historic victory while exhorting a fever-pitch crowd to back Republicans Kris Kobach, for governor, and Steve Watkins, for Congress.

Speaking to a deafening crowd sometimes chanting “USA” or “drain the swamp,” Trump used the moment to lash out forcefully against Democrats who vigorously fought Kavanaugh’s appointment after he had been accused of sexual assault when he was in high school.

In the president’s first public remarks after the Senate narrowly . . .


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