Washington, D.C. — Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet urged Alabama U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville to drop his unprecedented blanket hold of over 180 military promotions over his objections to the Pentagon’s new policies on reproductive care for servicemembers. This is the third time in the last month that Bennet has taken to the Senate floor to challenge Tuberville’s block on military promotions, which harms our military readiness and national security.
Yesterday, U.S. Department of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Tuberville’s tactic “creates a ripple effect through the force that makes us far less ready than we need to be.”
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