After U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) chose to vote individually on select military nominations, many news outlets, even those considered more left-leaning, reported it as a win for U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn), who has maintained a hold on mass confirmations of promotions due to the Pentagon's abortion policy.
Early Wednesday afternoon, CNN wrote a headline saying that Tuberville forced Schumer's hand in the matter: "Tuberville forces Schumer's hand as the majority leader sets up votes to happen as soon as Wednesday afternoon."
However, almost three hours later, the headline for the same article was apparently rewritten to read less critical of Schumer: "Senate begins moving toward confirmation of key military promotions amid Tuberville hold."
Mallory Blount Jaspers, one of Tuberville's communications staff members, noted the headline discrepancy and questioned whether or not someone from Schumer's team may have been behind the change.
"Why did you change your headline CNN???" she posted on X along with screenshots of the headlines. "Looks like someone got the Schumer talkers!!"
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