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Crucial Facts About The Espionage Act And How Trump May Have Violated It

“When you hear ‘espionage,’ you may think spies and international intrigue. One portion of the act does relate to spying for foreign governments, for which the maximum sentence is life imprisonment,” Attorneys Joseph Ferguson and Thomas A. Durkin writes. “But spy cases are rare. More typically, as in the Trump investigation, the Espionage Act applies to the unauthorized gathering, possessing or transmitting of certain sensitive government information.”

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Former Oath Keeper Reveals Racist, Antisemitic Beliefs Of White Nationalist Group—And Their Plans To Start A Civil War

“The January 6th hearings are making clear that American democracy is increasingly threatened by white nationalists in the Republican Party who are determined to perpetuate disinformation about the 2020 presidential election in order to hold onto power through the same system they deem illegitimate,” Author & Research Scholar Sara Kamali writes.

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