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Democrat NY 20

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  • Reading of the Constitution

    by Representative Paul Tonko

    Posted on 2015-01-09

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    TONKO. ``The trial of all crimes, except in cases of impeachment, shall be by jury; and such trial shall be held in the State where the said crimes shall have been committed; but when not committed within any State, the trial shall be at such place or places as the Congress may by law have directed.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentlewoman from Tennessee (Mrs. Black).



    Mrs. 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).

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