(ANSA) - WASHINGTON, OCTOBER 27 - The US Senate has confirmed the appointment made by President Donald Trump of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
He will take over the place left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
A week after the US vote, a victory for Trump, which gives the high court an overwhelming conservative majority: six togas out of nine.
Barrett will now be sworn in during a ceremony at the CasaBianca.
The go-ahead for the appointment passed with 52 votes against48.
The conservative Catholic judge, 48, has received the vote of all Republican senators except SusanCollins.
All the Democrats voted against.
"You stole the vacancy left by Ginsburg," the indictment of Senatorial leader Chuck Schumer.
"The Democrats wanted to put an activist judge," retorted the leader of the Republican majority, Mitch Mc Connell.