Sen. Charles SchumerCharles SchumerThe Hill’s Whip List: Where Dems stand on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee With no emerging leaders, no clear message, Democrats flounder Gorsuch hearings: A referendum on Originalism and corporate power MORE (D-N.Y.) said Schofield had all three things he looks for in judicial nominations.
Schumer said that Schofield would be the first Filipino female judge confirmed to serve on the bench.
Frank Paul Geraci, Jr. was confirmed by voice-vote to be the U.S. District Judge for the Western District of New York.
Schumer called Geraci an “outstanding nominee.”
“His breadth and depth of his experience makes him a perfect fit for the Rochester area,” Schumer said.
Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidThis obscure Senate rule could let VP Mike Pence fully repeal ObamaCare once and for all Sharron Angle to challenge GOP rep in Nevada Fox's Watters asks Trump whom he would fire: Baldwin, Schumer or Zucker MORE (D-Nev.) said he expected another judicial confirmation vote when senators return on Monday.