With all the sitting justices in attendance, along with Kavanaugh's family and top admiration officials, Trump said Kavanaugh had been the victim of a "campaign of political and personal destruction based on lies and deception". "[In] our country, a man or a woman, must always be presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty".
Mr Trump said Democrats had "tortured" Mr Kavanaugh and his family. The FBI probe into the allegations against Kavanaugh reportedly found no corroboration of the allegations against him but was criticized by Democrats for not being a full investigation.
After being announced on stage, Mr Kavanaugh thanked President Trump "for everything".
Democrats fought tooth and nail to stop MrKavanaugh's candidacy, claiming that the accomplished, conservative-minded judge was not suited to the Supreme Court, which will now tilt decisively to a more Republican-friendly panel. The process was marred accusations of sexual assault and misconduct dredged up weeks before senators cast their votes. "That is because I forcefully and passionately denied the allegation against me". My approach to judging remains the same. Every American can be assured that I will be an independent and impartial justice, devoted to equal justice under law.
"The Supreme Court is a team of nine and I will always be a team player on the team of nine", Kavanaugh said.
"The justices do not sit on opposite sides of the aisle". Although the Senate confirmation process tested me, as it has tested others, it did not change me. "That process is over". I take this office with gratitude and no bitterness.
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He said he would aim to be a force for stability and unity on the court, whose other eight members all attended the White House ceremony.
Kavanaugh said he already has hired his first four law clerks, noting that he is the first justice to employ a team entirely made up of women.
"I think a lot of Democrats are going to vote Republican", he said in his earlier comments outside the White House. He also blamed "evil" people for putting Kavanaugh in a "disgraceful situation" during his confirmation process. Christine Blasey Ford's bombshell interview with The Washington Post and her emotional testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee threatened to upend the nomination after she accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were both in high school.
Trump signed Kavanaugh's commission later Saturday, with Chief Justice John Roberts swearing in the new justice Saturday night.
The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.in the White House's East Room. Justice Samuel Alito spoke at his swearing-in as well.
Ceremonial swearing-ins are unusual for new justices.