White House holds ceremony for Brett Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump participated in a swearing-in event for the new Supreme Court justice.
1:32 | 10/09/18

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Hi I'm there to rob reporting for ABC news live from the White House. Pollen in a contentious and political confirmation battle Brett Cavanaugh had a ceremonial swearing and at the White House and the Easter standing before eight Supreme Court justices president trump made the rather remarkable comment. That Brad kava not waste treated unfairly he apologized that Kavanagh family and I think Cavanaugh was quote proven innocent take a listen. When behalf of our nation I want to apologize. To Bret and the entire Kavanagh family for the terrible pain and suffering. You have been forced to endure. And with that I must stay. That use air. Under historic. Scrutiny. Were proven innocent thank you. After being sworn in justice have not came to the podium for if you remarks of his own. Saying that the Supreme Court quote is not a partisan or political institution. Cavanaugh also personally reached out to his new colleagues on the Supreme Court saying that he arrested the eighteen player on the team nine and offered optimism. For the future. The Supreme Court. Now tonight's event with ceremony all I haven't not had his official swearing and over the weekend and I was told he actually got to work on Sunday. He moved into his new office and officially welcomed his four new clerks all of them. Are seeing now. 480 C news' live I'm Meredith McGraw at the White House.

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