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  • Reading of the Constitution

    by Representative Diane Black

    Posted on 2015-01-09

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    BLACK. Section 3: ``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.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentleman from California (Mr. Costa).

    Mr. COSTA. ``The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason, but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture except during the life of the person attainted.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentleman from Virginia (Mr. Hurt).

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