Barely two minutes into the hearing, a pro-Trump protester in the crowd stood up and shouted that Nadler is committing “treason,” and the president is “innocent.” The protester was immediately escorted by Capitol Police.
“Americans are sick of your impeachment scam,” the protester said.CBS:
- Infowars host.
- Owen Shroyer.
- “Jerry Nadler and the Democrat party are committing treason against this country, and you can kick me out, but he’s the one committing crimes.”
- “We voted for Donald Trump, and they’re simply removing him because they don’t like him.”
- Escorted out.
- Told Capitol Police: “If you want a comment, I think it’s ironic I’m the one being hauled out of here when the Democrats are the ones committing the crimes.”
How the Constitution defines 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.(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 807; Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII, § 330016(2)(J), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2148.)Cornell: