“Nearly 200 military nominees remain in limbo before the Senate with no clear end in sight as a Republican senator continues his protest over Defense Department’s abortion access policies.

Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., first threatened to block military nomination votes on the Senate floor late last year and halted all confirmations and senior promotions starting in early March. There are now 186 uniformed and civilian nominees stalled as a result of the move, and more expected in coming weeks.”