US defense chief Austin taken to hospital again

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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 16% Conservative:

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


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This article includes the following Politician Portrayal sentiments, providing an average sentiment of 60% Negative and bias score of 60% Conservative:

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22% "US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was taken to the hospital again on Sunday, a Pentagon spokesman said, this time for symptoms suggesting an ..."
-8% "The Deputy Secretary of Defense and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff have been notified.""
-12% The top US defense official is also a key figure in attempts by the Biden administration to maintain support for Ukraine's fight against Russian ..."
-28% Austin effectively vanished from the public eye for treatment for prostate cancer in December and again in January after suffering complications from the procedure, ..."
-28% Various Republican lawmakers previously called for Austin to be sacked, but Biden, while lamenting the Pentagon chief's lapse in judgment, has said he remains ..."

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61% : US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was taken to the hospital again on Sunday, a Pentagon spokesman said, this time "for symptoms suggesting an emergent bladder issue," weeks after previous stays he controversially kept secret.
46% : "The Deputy Secretary of Defense and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff have been notified.

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