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Trump press conference, other things to know after hush money conviction

May 31, 2024 View Original Article
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    10% Center

  • Reliability

    40% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    10% Center

  • Politician Portrayal

    -43% Negative

Bias Score Analysis

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Overall Sentiment

-26% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

54% : "After Trump is sentenced, he can challenge his conviction in a New York appellate court and possibly the state's highest court.
52% : There are often guardrails around expert testimony on legal matters, on the basis that it's up to a judge -- not an expert hired by one side or the other -- to instruct jurors on applicable laws.
51% : A day after the jury delivered the historic guilty verdict, Trump will likely look to cast the conviction and his campaign in a new light.
49% : The conviction doesn't bar Trump from continuing his campaign or becoming president.
43% : It's unclear to what extent the judge may factor in the political and logistical complexities of jailing a former president who is running to reclaim the White House.
40% : Trump's daughter-in-law Lara Trump, who serves as co-chair of the Republican National Committee, said in a FOX News Channel interview on Thursday that Trump would do virtual rallies and campaign events if he's convicted and sentenced to home confinement.
37% : The Manhattan jury spent more than nine hours deliberating before finding Trump guilty of falsifying business records in the case stemming from a hush money payment to porn actor Stormy Daniels during his 2016 presidential campaign.
37% : Judge Juan M. Merchan set sentencing for mid July, days before Republicans are formally set to nominate Trump for president.
35% : "Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wrote, "Today's verdict represents the culmination of a legal process that has been bent to the political will of the actors involved: a leftist prosecutor, a partisan judge and a jury reflective of one of the most liberal enclaves in America -- all in an effort to 'get' Donald Trump.
31% : Trump responded to the verdict, stating: "This was a disgrace.
29% : And it's possible the judge would allow Trump to avoid serving any punishment until after he exhausts his appeals.
24% : Here are some key takeaways from Trump's conviction:The big question now is whether Trump could go to prison.
23% : After the verdict was read, Trump angrily denounced the trial as a "disgrace," telling reporters he's an "innocent man.
23% : Leading strategists in both parties believe that Trump still remains well-positioned to defeat President Joe Biden, even as the Republican now faces the prospect of a prison sentence and three separate criminal cases still outstanding.
22% : ""I expect the conviction to be overturned on appeal," McConnell said in a post on X.Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock wrote "No one is above the law -- including Donald Trump.
21% : Trump faces the threat of more serious prison time in the three other cases he's facing, but those cases have gotten bogged down by appeals and other legal fights, so it remains unclear whether any of them will go to trial before the November election.
19% : #TeamCohen," Cohen said on X.Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, who has long had a tense relationship with Trump but recently endorsed his 2024 campaign, refrained from attacking the judge or jury.
19% : The defense may also argue that jurors were improperly allowed to hear sometimes graphic testimony from Daniels about her alleged 2006 sexual encounter with Trump, which he denies ever happened.

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