US Defense Secretary Austin Taken to Hospital for 'Symptoms Suggesting Emergent Bladder Issue' - Pentagon

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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 10% Conservative:

  • 1 positive sentiment for Military Spending


Politician Portrayal Analysis:

This article includes the following Politician Portrayal sentiments, providing an average sentiment of 62% Negative and bias score of -32% Liberal:

2 negative sentiments for Joe Biden
1 negative sentiment for Donald Trump


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Donald Trump

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32% "(Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was taken to a Washington, D.C. hospital on Sunday for treatment of symptoms suggesting an emergent ..."
-4% Biden, a Democrat, has said he has confidence in Austin despite what the president agreed was a lapse in judgment."
-16% Austin was criticized last month for failing to disclose a cancer diagnosis and subsequent hospitalizations in December and January, including to President Joe Biden."
-48% Some prominent Republicans, including former President Donald Trump, called for Austin to be removed from his job."

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66% : (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was taken to a Washington, D.C. hospital on Sunday for treatment of "symptoms suggesting an emergent bladder issue", a Pentagon spokesman said.

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