House Democrats seek investigation into Tommy Tuberville’s military holds

Two House Democrats are seeking an investigation into Sen. Tommy Tuberville‘s (R-AL) monthslong blockade on military confirmations over the Department of Defense‘s abortion policy.

Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and Robert Garcia (D-CA), who both serve on the House Oversight Committee, sent a letter to the head of the Government Accountability Office on Friday asking for a review of the Alabama Republican’s actions.

“From February 2023 to December 2023, Senator Tommy Tuberville blocked the promotions of all general and flag officers resulting in more than 425 senior military leaders who were unable to assume their posts during this time,” the two House Democrats wrote in the letter. “In many instances the blockade forced acting officials to assume these roles without the necessary legal authorities for decision making.”

The duo added, “Further, Senator Tuberville’s actions created a damaging
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