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Raskin discusses impeachment, memories of late son on CNN

Plus: Self-proclaimed white supremacist arrested in Capitol riot investigation; Novavax seeks COVID-19 vaccine trial volunteers

Raskin discusses impeachment, memories of late son on CNN

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, who will lead the prosecution of President Donald Trump during a second impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate, appeared on CNN Sunday to explain some of the strategy behind the latest impeachment of the 45th president, who is set to leave office Wednesday.

Asked by CNN anchor Jake Tapper why Congressional leaders should bother to hold a trial for the president after he leaves office, Raskin called Trump’s actions the “most serious presidential crime in the history of the United States of America.” [Baltimore Sun]

Self-proclaimed white supremacist arrested in Capitol riot investigation

A Silver Spring man who calls himself a white supremacist was arrested after he allegedly took part in the riot at the U.S. Capitol, according to an FBI affidavit obtained by the 11 News I-Team.

Bryan Betancur is a convicted felon facing federal charges. [WBAL]

Novavax seeks COVID-19 vaccine trial volunteers

Novavax, a vaccine development company headquartered in Gaithersburg, has initiated Phase 3 for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

It is looking for volunteers to participate in vaccine trials, particularly those who are part of at-risk populations like Hispanics, African Americans, older adults and those with underlying medical conditions. [Montgomery Community Media]

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