"I Always thought landslides were kind of boring anyway. Had a chance to talk to Justice Kavanagh and congratulate him on his victory and also the president.
This is a a good day for America and an important day for the Senate. We stood up for the presumption of innocence. We refused to be intimidated by the mob of people that were coming after Republican members at their homes in the halls. I couldn't be prouder of the Senate Republican Conference. We also want to thank Senator Manchin for helping us."
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Sen. Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader:
"We finally discovered the one thing that would fire up the Republican base and we didn't think of it. The other side did it. The tactics that have been employed both by Judiciary Committee Democratic senators, and by the you know, the virtual mob that's assaulted all of us in the course of this process has turned our base on fire. I was talking to two of my political advisers yesterday about the advantage of these guys by their tactics, have given to us going into these red state competitive races, and were pretty excited that they managed to deliver the only thing we had not been able to figure out how to do which was to get our folks fired up the other side is obviously fired up they have been all year."