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Tuberville Blockade Of Military Nominees Could Be Evaded After Move By Senate Panel

More than 300 signs bearing names, ranks and photos of each military nomination stalled by Sen. Tommy Tuberville's block.

Ashley Murray, Georgia Recorder The Democratic-led Senate Committee on Rules and Administration approved a resolution meant to bypass Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s blockade of hundreds of U.S. military nominees as he continues to protest a Pentagon abortion policy. The Rules Committee voted 9-7 along party lines to, in essence, temporarily change a Senate floor …

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Military Nominees Still Stalled By Tuberville Hold, With Senate Gone Until September

Tommy Tuberville

Ashley Murray, Washington State Standard Despite warnings from Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin that vacant top military positions affect readiness, Congress is heading into August recess with hundreds of defense nominees on hold as Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville continues his protest against the Defense Department’s abortion leave policy. As of Thursday, 301 military nominees …

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Tuberville Concedes ‘white nationalists are racists’ But Hangs On To Holds On Military Nominees

Sen. Tommy Tuberville

Ashley Murray, Michigan Advance As U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville of Alabama continues his blockade of hundreds of military promotions, he again entered the spotlight Tuesday for his comments that seemingly excused white nationalism. Just before 2 p.m. Eastern, the Alabama senator told Capitol Hill reporters that “white nationalists are racist,” according to …

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