Republican Senators Confront Tommy Tuberville Over Blocked Military Promotionsthedigitalchaps


Updated Nov. 1, 2023 11:08 pm ET

WASHINGTON—Republican senators ran out of patience Wednesday night with Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s monthslong hold on hundreds of military promotions.

In a dramatic showdown, a group of Tuberville’s fellow Republicans, most of whom have military backgrounds, took to the Senate floor to try to confirm dozens of those promotions, one by one, by voice vote, as growing GOP anger with Tuberville’s hold spilled out into public view after months of private entreaties.

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