Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin hospitalized with "emergent bladder issue"

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Published Feb 11, 2024
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Policy Leaning Analysis

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of -12% Liberal:

  • 1 positive sentiment and 2 negative sentiments for Military Spending.


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6% "Today, at approximately 2:20 pm, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III was transported by his security detail to Walter Reed National Military Medical ..."
-6% "The Deputy Secretary of Defense is ready to assume duties if needed.""
-12% "The statement said that the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, White House, and Congress have been notified.""

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

53% : "Today, at approximately 2:20 pm, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III was transported by his security detail to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to be seen for symptoms suggesting an emergent bladder issue," Pentagon Press Secretary Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder said in a statement Sunday afternoon.
47% : The Deputy Secretary of Defense is ready to assume duties if needed.
44% : The statement said that the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, White House, and Congress have been notified.

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