Tuberville now holding 452 defense nominations

By Tony Bertuca / November 7, 2023 at 3:05 PM
Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks called on the Senate today to work quickly to override Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s (R-AL) monthslong military nomination blockade, which is now impacting 452 nominees. Hicks, speaking at the Center for a New American Security, said a “strong signal of healthy civil-military relations would be to end Sen. Tuberville's hold on general and flag officers.” “This hold is unnecessary, unprecedented and unsafe,” she said. “It's bad for the military, it's bad for military families and it's...

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