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Brett Kavanaugh, US President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, has been guaranteed the Senate’s approval amid ongoing protests against the nomination of the alleged sex offender.

Protesters, many dressed in black, rallied outside the Supreme Court on Thursday against Kavanaugh whom three women have accused of sexual misconduct during the 80s.

A protester is arrested as they occupy the Senate Hart building during a rally against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on October 4, 2018. (Photo by AFP)

Some of the signs held by the protesters read “Believe Survivors” and “Kava-Nope”. Protesters then crowded into the Hart Senate Office Building after rallying in front of the Supreme Court.

Hundreds of them, including actress Amy Schumer, were arrested.

Republicans, in the meantime, said Kavanaugh had been exonerated by the FBI of sexual assault allegations.

They plan to hold a key procedural vote on…

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