He's also praising Republican Sen.
A townhouse near the Washington residence of Republican Senator Susan Collins, whose backing for Kavanaugh helped get him over the line yesterday, flew the flag of her home state ME upside down in protest.
Collins - a moderate Republican from ME - said Kavanaugh was entitled to the "presumption of innocence" as the allegations against him were not substantiated with corroborating evidence.
On Air Force One, Trump told reporters his speech in MS last week, in which he was widely seen to be mocking Christine Blasey Ford, "had such a great impact".
Trump has called the development "very exciting" in a tweet.
Beyond the close vote, the impact on the court's decisions going forward and whatever your opinion of the controversial nominee, Kavanaugh's confirmation fight challenged a number of long-standing norms. Kavanaugh forcefully denied the accusations.
The vote gave Trump his second appointee to the court, pleasing conservative voters who might have revolted against GOP leaders had Kavanaugh's nomination flopped.
Of the 100 senators tasked by the Constitution to provide "advice and consent" to presidential nominations to the federal judiciary, all but three voted on strict party lines.
Mr Kavanaugh was confirmed 50-48 during a historic roll call vote in the Senate chamber. "We need to take back our power by taking back the Senate and the House in November".
Many people climbed the stairs before they were removed by the police. Hundreds of other demonstrators watched from behind barricades. She stopped and shook hands with Capitol Police officers. "He will make a superb Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States".
Following the vote, Mr Kavanaugh was driven to the Supreme Court building across the street from the Capitol for a private swearing in ceremony.
This week, Trump mocked Ford's account of what she says was a drunken attack on her by Kavanaugh when they were teenagers. "I'm glad that Dr. Ford was heard; I'm glad that Judge Kavanaugh was heard". Bush spoke to the senators because they would not be as receptive to hearing from Trump.
Since then, a different portrait of Kavanaugh emerged - that of someone who often drank to excess during his high school and college years and behaved obnoxiously.
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His nomination was greeted by staunch protest in the District with thousands of anti-Kavanaugh protesters swarming Capitol Hill over the past week. That's barring a last-minute change of mind.
Congresswoman Gwen Moore believes the confirmation is a vote against survivors. In 1861, nominee Jeremiah Black was defeated by a vote of 26-25.
Right before the vote, McConnell said on the floor he hoped to move beyond "This brief, dark chapter in the Senate's history and turn the page toward a brighter tomorrow".
The vice president can vote in the event of a Senate tie. Those groups have been deeply involved in Trump's judicial selection process and helped shaped the various lists that Trump released touting his potential Supreme Court picks.
Melania (meh-LAH'-nee-ah) Trump is offering some supportive words for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
"In the last, really 30 years, starting with Justice O'Connor and continuing with Justice Kennedy, there has been a person who found the center or people couldn't predict in that sort of way".
The first lady is wrapping up a four-country tour of Africa.
Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor, accused Kavanaugh of pinning her to a bed and groping her drunkenly when they were at a party as teenagers.
At a hearing marked by bitter partisan acrimony, Kavanaugh was forced to defend himself against an allegation of sexual assault dating back to when he was a teenager.
A procedural vote Friday made Saturday's confirmation a foregone conclusion. But the political fallout just begun for some Democratic Senators facing tight midterm elections.
Hours before the expected roll call vote that would elevate the appeals court judge to the nation's highest court, Democrats are making clear their strong opposition. "That enabled the court to look as though it was not owned by one side or another and was indeed impartial and neutral and fair", Kagan said.
"I liked beer, I still like beer", he said.
The liberal justices - Ginsburg, Breyer, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor - need to seek support from at least one conservative in ideologically divisive cases, so they have a strong incentive not to alienate the new arrival, court experts said.