With Israel at war, Tuberville urged anew to give up holds on military nominees

The Alabama Republican is blocking approval of the nominees in protest of a Department of Defense policy granting leave and travel for service members seeking abortions in states where it remains legal.

By: - October 9, 2023 5:30 pm

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., speaks during a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Sept. 28, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Ashley Murray
Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.