I was revieing the definition of treason
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) violation or betrayal of the allegiance that a person owes his sovereign or his country, esp by attempting to overthrow the government; high treason2. any treachery or betrayalIf the US defaults, they will be assisting the emenies of the United States, it will help them. Also several representative are set to benefit if the US defaults. Don't these actions fit the definition of treason?