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Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin apologizes for keeping hospitalization secret

Posted on AllSides February 1st, 2024
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Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin apologized for keeping his recent hospitalization hidden from the White House and the American people.

"We did not handle this right. I did not handle this right," he told reporters Thursday in his first news conference since his secret hospitalization and since the deadly drone attack in Jordan that killed three American soldiers. 

He said he was proud of the work the Defense Department has done, "but we fell short on this one," and he added he apologized directly to President Biden, who, he said received his apology with...

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