Republicans are growing increasingly frustrated with Senator Tommy Tuberville's block on military promotions, which has resulted in over 350 vacant positions. Some Republicans have called Tuberville a liar and expressed concern over the negative impact on military readiness and morale. Tuberville's team may have made matters worse by suggesting that Republicans who joined a resolution to circumvent the block should face primary challengers. Tuberville remains defiant and refuses to change course.
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Jill Biden, who is fully vaccinated and boosted, has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time.
First Lady Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, experiencing mild symptoms. President Biden tests negative. Biden plans to continue teaching remotely.