She told reporters: 'I think he's highly qualified for the Supreme Court'. Kavanaugh's fate had seemed in doubt after he was accused of sexually assaulting Christine Blasey Ford when they were teenagers.
"This is an institution where the evidence and the facts matter", he added, hitting back against the sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh that the Federal Bureau of Investigation concluded were uncorroborated.
"We need to help all the victims, no matter what kind of abuse they had", she said.
Melania Trump, the wife of US President Donald Trump, was already used to the limelight before she became First Lady. Image copyright AFP Image caption She visited a former slave fort the next day and is pictured here in the "Door of No Return" - the last bit of African soil slaves touched before being sent to the Americas.
First lady Melania Trump waves before entering the Great Pyramid as she visits the historical site of the Giza Pyramids in Giza, near Cairo, Egypt.
While Trump is known for vicious tweets targeted at those who wrong him, Melania has put time and energy into developing a program that hopes to stop cyber bullying, according to Daily Mail.
The Senate voted Friday to overcome a Democrat-led filibuster, setting up a final confirmation vote Saturday afternoon on Judge Kavanaugh's elevation to the Supreme Court. And she says she doesn't always agree with what he tweets.
This week, Mrs Trump visited Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt - making some worldwide media to describe the trip inaccurately as a visit to every corner of the continent. "But I have my own voice and my own opinions and it's very important for me that I express what I feel".
She is due in Egypt today.
She was shown a pile of ashes, after the park burnt 105 tonnes of ivory to dissuade people from the trade.
The First Lady held a one-hour meeting with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his wife at the palace, the longest of her tour, and was then driven to the U.S. embassy before heading to the Pyramids of Giza. "It's very emotional", Trump said after her visit.
Melania arrived in Africa on her first solo trip on October 1 with the aim of partnering USAID to advance the activities of her "Be Best" campaign aimed at children and women empowerment efforts.