SecDef Austin Hospitalized... Again

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Published Feb 11, 2024
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This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 4% Conservative:

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


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14% "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 ..."
8% "As The Epoch Times' Melanie Sun reports, following criticism over an earlier hospitalization that was kept a secret from the public and even the ..."
-4% "Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has been readmitted to hospital, the Pentagon said on Sunday afternoon.""
-14% "The update also said that as of Sunday evening, the secretary is retaining the functions and duties of his office.The Deputy Secretary is prepared ..."

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

57% : "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," he said.
54% : As The Epoch Times' Melanie Sun reports, following criticism over an earlier hospitalization that was kept a secret from the public and even the White House, the press secretary said that the deputy secretary of Defense and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff had been notified of this admission.
48% : Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has been readmitted to hospital, the Pentagon said on Sunday afternoon.
43% : The update also said that as of Sunday evening, the secretary "is retaining the functions and duties of his office.""The Deputy Secretary is prepared to assume the functions and duties of the Secretary of Defense, if required," the statement from Mr. Ryder said.

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