Tommy Tuberville, an Alabama Republican senator, has blocked over 300 military promotions due to his opposition to the Pentagon's abortion policies and what he perceives as "woke" sentiment among officers. If the block continues, it could affect up to 650 promotions by the end of the year, potentially damaging national security. Tuberville's actions have drawn criticism from civilian military leaders, who argue that the hold is unfair to the officers and their families and is putting military readiness at risk.
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Steve Scalise, the House majority leader, has announced that he is being treated for multiple myeloma, a "very treatable blood cancer." He expects a full recovery and plans to continue his work in Congress. Many are sending well wishes and praying for his return to good health.