Here is the definition of treason from Merriam-Webster. The most respected dictionary in America.
Definition of treason:
1. the offense of attempting by overt acts to overthrow the government of the state to which the offender owes allegiance or to kill or personally injure the sovereign or the sovereign’s family
2. the betrayal of a trust : treachery
This is one of the legal statute’s that could be used to arrest and prosecute the traitors among us.
18 U.S. Code § 2382 – Misprision of treason
Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States and having knowledge of the commission of any treason against them, conceals and does not, as soon as may be, disclose and make known the same to the President or to some judge of the United States, or to the governor or to some judge or justice of a particular State, is guilty of misprision of treason and shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than seven years, or both.
(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 807 ; Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII , § 330016(1)(H), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147)