Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe suggested that Fox News host Tucker Carlson could be guilty of “treason” for giving “aid and comfort” to Russia, before hastily backpedaling and deleting his tweets.

The author made the assertion on the eve of the news that Vladimir Putin had recognized the independent states of Luhansk and Donetsk and sent in troops on a “peacekeeping” mission.

“Led by Fox News Channels’ Tucker Carlson, the GOP’s Trump wing appears to be throwing its weight behind Putin,” Tribe tweeted.

“If Putin opts to wage war on our ally, Ukraine, such ‘aid and comfort’ to an ‘enemy’ would appear to become ‘treason’ as defined by Article III of the US Constitution,” he added.

However, as soon as he began to receive pushback, Tribe deleted his tweet and scuttled away with his tail between his legs.

Admitting that he “misled” people, the professor said he “should’ve been more careful” in his language as “we’re not at war with Russia.”

However, even if the U.S. were at war with Russia, being critical of Joe Biden’s handling of the issue wouldn’t be an act of “treason,” as constitutional experts pointed out.

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