Quora question: If Trump’s administration is found to have committed treason, would there be a new election?

My response:  Section 110 of Article III of the Constitution of the United States, declares that:

“Treason against the United States shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open Court. The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason.”(1)

The bottom line is this: Mr. Trump cannot be adjudged guilty of treason because the United States is not at war with the Russian Federation.

Article 3, Section 3 of the Constitution:

“Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort.”(2)

With regard to Donald Trump, no act of treason has heretofore taken place.

(1) The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription
(2) Ibid.

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