WASHINGTON – A senior GOP member of the Senate Judiciary Committee predicted Sunday that President Trump’s latest Supreme Court nominee will get confirmed with Democratic support.

“If he does well at the hearing, he will get, my belief is 55 (votes) or higher,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told “Fox News Sunday.”

High-stakes confirmation hearings kick off Tuesday in the Senate for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s pick to succeed swing-vote Justice Anthony Kennedy. If confirmed, he’d cement a conservative majority at the high court.

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