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Impeachment or Treason Trials – Treason trials are easier!

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I am all for impeachment but I am also a realist. Impeachment has been so politicized that it lost its edge as a legal tool. Also, what is being used to back up present calls for impeachment is in the eyes of many Americans based on polls - a necessity of the times and thereby have political implications and some wiggle room.

We do not want the impeachment process to drag and end up with the likely slap on the wrist; we want the criminals, all of them, out of office and in jail.

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Is there such a crime, so clearly apolitical, so clearly in violation of the legal code that would allow a meter maid in Washington, DC, to walk into the White House and march those guys to jail? The good news/bad news is, yes it exist.

The following are the two codes that were violated and the crime associated with each will follow:

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The two U.S. Codes are the following: U.S. Code, Title 18, Part I, Chapter 115

§ 2381. Treason

Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned not less than five years and fined under this title but not less than $10,000; and shall be incapable of holding any office under the United States.

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And § 2382. Misprision of Treason

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Maher Osseiran is a freelance investigative journalist and geopolitical analyst specializing in the Middle East. Maher uses his engineering and scientific research background as primary tools in his investigative work. His life experiences and intimate knowledge of the (more...)

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