650 Military Promotions Threatened as Senator Shows No Signs of Relenting

Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, talks to reporters in an interview about his blockade of military nominees, at the Capitol in Washington.

About 650 general and flag officer promotions could be delayed this year by a legislative hold on Capitol Hill imposed by Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., over military abortion policies, according to the Pentagon. Tuberville’s hold could not only hold up the promotions of rank and position — the vast majority of the 852 total officers […]