Trump declines witness stand as testimony in his first trial concludes * Pennsylvania Capital-Star

  • Bias Rating

    82% Extremely Conservative

  • Reliability

    70% ReliableGood

  • Policy Leaning

    100% Extremely Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

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Bias Score Analysis

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-16% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

44% : Trump told the cameras that outside the courtroom was like "Fort Knox.
32% : Costello has been publicly critical of the hush money trial against Trump, and of Cohen, as recently as May 15, when he testified before the GOP-led U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary's Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government.
32% : There, Costello told lawmakers that the cases brought against Trump during this election year are "politically motivated.
31% : Trump, the presumptive 2024 Republican candidate for president, denies the affair and maintains that he was paying Cohen for routine legal work.
28% : During cross examination, prosecutor Susan Hoffinger showed a series of Costello's emails in an attempt to convince jurors that Costello was actively working to assure Trump that Cohen would not turn against him during the federal investigation.
24% : "Trump, who faces dozens of criminal charges in four separate cases, was indicted in New York in April 2023.
23% : Trump did not take the stand after his team called just two witnesses.
23% : Three other criminal cases were also brought against Trump in 2023.
18% : New York prosecutors allege that Trump covered up reimbursing his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen for paying hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels just before Election Day in 2016 to silence her about a tryst with Trump.
13% : In the dim, tightly secured hallway just feet from the courtroom at the New York County Supreme Court, Trump again criticized the trial Monday and accused prosecutors of wanting to keep him off the campaign trail.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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