Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has prostate cancer

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has prostate cancer

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was hospitalized Jan. 1 due to complications following surgery nearly two weeks earlier to treat prostate cancer, doctors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center announced Tuesday. The disclosure of Austin’s diagnosis and the reason for his hospitalization came amid controversy over the Pentagon’s failure for days to inform the White…

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White House stands by Defense Secretary Austin as bipartisan furor grows over secret ICU stay

White House stands by Defense Secretary Austin as bipartisan furor grows over secret ICU stay

White House officials on Monday reiterated the president’s support for Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, who said he has no intention of resigning amid sharp bipartisan criticism for failing for several days to report to government officials or Congress about his emergency hospitalization to inform. John Kirby, spokesman for the National Security Council, said there were…

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