Tuberville To Block Pentagon Nominees Over Abortion

Congress Minutes reports:

Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville plans to delay the approval of civilian Pentagon nominees and top military promotions after the Defense Department moved ahead with a new policy aimed at shoring up troops’ access to abortion services.

The Alabama Republican announced Friday that he will hold up the speedy confirmations and promotions over the policies rolled out on Thursday.

“The Secretary of Defense is following through with his radical plan to facilitate thousands of abortions a year with taxpayer dollars,” Tuberville said in a statement. “So, I will follow through with my plan to hold all Department of Defense (DoD) civilian, flag, and general officer nominations that come before the U.S. Senate.”

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