Sen. Tuberville drops his months-long hold on military promotions
Updated December 5, 2023 at 1:29 PM ET
Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala, says he will drop his holds on most military promotions. He has been blocking military promotions for months over his objections to an unrelated Pentagon policy that pays for service members travel to seek abortion care.
Tuberville told reporters in the Capitol on Tuesday that he will drop the hold on all promotions except those for Four Star generals. Tuberville has been blocking promotions since February creating a backlog that has grown to more than 350.
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