Rep. Raskin says his son Thomas has died at 25

Rep. Jamie RaskinJamin (Jamie) Ben RaskinDeJoy apologizes for mail delays while defending Postal Service changes Officer on Capitol riot: 'Is this America? They beat police officers with Blue Lives Matter flags' Considering impeachment's future MORE (D-Md.) announced on Thursday night that his son Thomas has died, according to a statement released by his office. 

Thomas Bloom Raskin, 25, was a graduate of Amherst College and a second-year student at Harvard Law School.

“Tommy was pure magic. His brilliance and compassion knew no bounds. He passionately loved his family, friends, and animals, and was devoted to the cause of the global poor,” said Raskin and his wife, Sarah Bloom Raskin, in the statement. “We are devastated and demolished to be without him.”


The statement did not provide a cause of death.

Thomas Raskin is survived by his parents, along with his sisters, Hannah and Tabitha; grandparents, Arlene Bloom and Lynn Raskin; and dozens of extended family members and friends, the statement added.