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UPDATE: Daines says he will vote for Kavanaugh if needed

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WASHINGTON D.C. -

The U.S. Senate voted Friday to move forward with nominating Judge Brett Kavanaugh. 

In a procedural vote to end debate over the embattled nominee, 51 senators voted "yes" and 49 senators voted "no."

The vote ends debate and allows the Senate to move forward with a final vote on nomination. 

Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia was the only Democrat to cross party lines in vote in favor of moving forward. Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska was the only Republican to vote "no."

Republican Steve Daines of Montana has said he would vote "yes." Democrat Jon Tester of Montana has said he would vote "No."

Sen. Daines has made it clear he will be in Montana this weekend walking his daughter down the aisle.

But on Friday morning, Daines updated on Twitter to say that he spoke with Brett Kavanaugh and "will be back to vote YES this weekend if needed."

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