The campaign account of a Republican vying for Rep. Ilhan Omar’s seat was banned from Twitter after accusing Omar of treason and suggesting she should be hanged, The Washington Times first reported. Danielle Stella’s campaign account, @2020MNCongress, promoted unsubstantiated claims that Omar illegally shared sensitive government information with Qatar and […]
After reports emerged of President Trump pressuring Ukraine’s president to investigate Joe Biden’s son, former governor of Massachusetts Bill Weld accused President Trump of “treason.” Trump is now facing an impeachment inquiry regarding the whistleblower’s complaint and the phone call with Ukraine’s president. The Constitution states that treason against the […]
President Donald Trump suggested on Thursday that a whistleblower who filed a complaint against him is “a spy” who may have committed treason, the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times reported. The punishment for treason is death. The complaint centres on Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian […]
President Donald Trump accused The New York Times of treason, after the newspaper published a story that said the United States is ramping up cyberattacks against Russia. The Times’ story said that the Trump administration had deployed new cybertools to target Russia’s electric power grid. It also said administration officials […]
Rep. Martha McSally, the Republican running for retiring Sen. Jeff Flake’s Arizona Senate seat, accused her Democratic opponent of supporting treason during a contentious Monday night debate. McSally referred to a comment that Rep. Krysten Sinema made during a recently unearthed 2003 interview in which she advocated her anti-war positions […]
Former CIA Director John Brennan described US President Donald Trump’s failure to acknowledge Russia’s election meddling in a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday as “treasonous.” Two experts in constitutional law talked to Business Insider about what exactly treason means per the law and whether Trump […]
Sen. Jeff Flake, a retiring Arizona Republican, slammed President Donald Trump on Tuesday for calling Democrats “treasonous” for not applauding his State of the Union address. The White House said Trump’s comment was a joke. “Treason is not a punchline, Mr. President,” Flake admonished from the Senate floor. Sen. Jeff […]
Early in the 2016 campaign cycle, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon reportedly called Trump a “narcissist.” He also admitted in a January 2016 email exchange obtained by Buzzfeed News that he was “totally indifferent” to Trump’s candidacy. Trump distanced himself from Bannon on Wednesday after reports emerged that […]
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