Protesters massed at the capitol against the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh who has been facing sexual assault allegations which he denies.The U.S. Senate has confirmed Judge Brett Kavanaugh as a new associate justice to the Supreme Court.

Kavanaugh has been sworn in and could join the court as early as Tuesday. This comes despite weeks of tension over Kavanaugh’s nomination, including sexual assault allegations lodged against him.

Republicans called it a “witch hunt,” while democrats accused the other party of ignoring women’s voices.Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to a lifetime appointment on the top U.S. Court after a bitter fight that laid bare deep political divisions in the country.