Florida's senators announced the confirmations Wednesday of Rodney Smith to serve on the bench in South Florida and Thomas Barber for a seat in the state's middle district.
Smith is a former Miami-Dade assistant county attorney, prosecutor and county judge who has served since 2012 as a circuit judge. Barber was a prosecutor and county judge in Tampa and has been a circuit judge there since 2008.
The Senate has now confirmed five of President Donald Trump's nominees for lifetime positions the federal bench in Florida.
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