Why inciting an insurrection isn't considered treason, even if found guilty

Published February 8, 2021

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Newsweek quotes James Gardner in a story on President Donald Trump’s role in the assault at the U.S. Capitol, and why inciting an insurrection isn't considered treason, even if found guilty. "It is a political proceeding that is based upon abuse of power and so whether or not the House has evidence that would satisfy the statutory definition of rebellion or treason is completely irrelevant," he said. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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