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What's going on today:
- The Jan. 6 committee wants to hear from the Facebook whistleblower on the platform's potential role in the Capitol insurrection. Adam Schiff, a Democratic congressman on the select committee, tweeted Monday that the special commission "will need to hear" from Haugen and "get internal info from Facebook to flesh out their role." Whistleblower Frances Haugen may speak to the committee as early as Thursday on how Facebook was used to facilitate violence in the Capitol attack, sources told CNN.
- COVID conspiracy leads to murder. A Maryland man is accused of fatally shooting his pharmacist brother because he thought he was "killing people" by giving them the COVID-19 vaccine. Per court documents, Jeffrey Allen Burnham said before the shooting that he suspected his brother was harming people by giving them the COVID-19 vaccine.
- Bernie Sanders accused Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema of "sabotage." In response, Joe Manchin said Sanders wants an "entitlement society" as West Virginia lawmaker holds up popular Democratic spending bill. Sen. Joe Manchin said that he and Sen. Bernie Sanders "share very different policy and political beliefs."
- The Justice Department is on it. Justice Department announces 'Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team' to tackle money laundering and ransomware attacks. The unit will investigate cases involving the use of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, including ransomware schemes and narcotics trafficking.
- Prank call problems. Netflix says it's removing the invitation phone number from "Squid Game" after it spawned thousands of prank calls. The eight-digit phone number shown in "Squid Game" has been an incessant source of woe for several South Koreans, prompting its planned removal from the show.
- That's all for now. See you tomorrow.
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