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Tuberville: Military chiefs ‘making a mountain out of a molehill’

Posted on AllSides September 7th, 2023
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Alabama Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville defended his decision to hold up military nominations, including those of senior officers, over a disagreement with the Pentagon’s abortion policy.

Tuberville’s move has sparked a heated debate with Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro, who says the senator is potentially hurting the nation’s combat readiness.

“They’re making a mountain out of a molehill here,” Tuberville said in an appearance on “On Balance With Leland Vittert.” “We’ve got more generals and admirals (than) you stir with a stick. That Pentagon over there is running full with...

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