'Absurd' to say Trump Jr.'s Russian lawyer meeting 'treason' - from CNN?

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CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 19:  Donald Trump Jr. delivers a speech on the second day of the Republican National Convention on July 19, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of vote

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A legal analyst at CNN of all places has said it is 'absurd' to suggest that Donald Trump Jr's meeting with a Russian lawyer amounted to treason.

Paul Callan, a former New York homicide prosecutor and media law professor told the cable News Network today: 

"There’s nothing in American law that I’m aware of that would prohibit a candidate from accepting damaging information, even from an enemy foreign government, to use against a political opponent. And I think it’s absurd to say this could be treason."


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