Hogan Supports Impeachment Inquiry

Hogan Supports Impeachment Inquiry

Plus: Driver injured after vehicle was hit by freight train in Kensington; Jose Andres takes pride in disaster relief work; West African king visits Bethesda

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Hogan says he supports impeachment inquiry

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said on PBS’s “Firing Line” that he supports the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. He joins two other Republican governors in backing the investigation.

Hogan said he is “not ready” to say whether he supports an impeachment of Trump or removal from office [Washington Post].

Driver injured after vehicle was hit by freight train near Kensington

A driver was injured after their vehicle was struck by a CSX freight train at a crossing on Forest Glen Road near Kensington early Sunday morning.

The driver was taken to a hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. The train operator was not injured [WTOP].

Jose Andres doesn’t win Nobel Peace Prize, but takes pride in disaster relief work

Bethesda’s Jose Andres, the renown chef of several Washington, D.C.-area restaurants, was one of more than 300 nominees for the Nobel Peace Prize this year, but did not win.

He spent the week leading up to the announcement in the Bahamas working with the nonprofit World Central Kitchen to feed victims of Hurricane Dorian. On Thursday, the organization served its millionth meal there [Washington Post].

West African king visits Bethesda

Royal Majesty King Toffa IX of Benin visited the Macedonia Baptist Church Bethesda over the weekend to commemorate 400 years since slavery began.

The church’s burial grounds have been a source of controversy for congregants, who want to turn it into a memorial. The county’s Housing Opportunities Commission bought the land with plans to build a parking garage [WDVM].

Today’s weather

Monday will be sunny with a high of 74 degrees.

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