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Oregon House expels state Rep. Mike Nearman, plotter of Capitol incursion

Nearman refused to resign in the face of overwhelming evidence he would be ejected from the Legislature. The four-term Republican lawmaker becomes the first person ever expelled from the Oregon House.

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JUST IN: State Rep. Mike Nearman has become the first person ever expelled from the Oregon legislature, following revelations he helped plan an armed incursion in the state Capitol late last year. (OPB)

Nearman refused to resign in the face of overwhelming evidence he would be ejected from the Legislature. The four-term Republican lawmaker becomes the first person ever expelled from the Oregon House.

June 10, 2021‘OPB Politics Now’: New evidence and the latest fallout in the saga of Rep. Mike NearmanNearly half a year after an Oregon lawmaker allowed a crowd of far right protesters to enter the capitol building, new evidence emerged showing that Polk County Republican Mike Nearman had explained to them days earlier how to breach the capitol. On this week’s"OPB’s Politics Now," we unpack the latest and discuss what potential punishment awaits the lawmaker.

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June 10, 2021A debate over a relatively minor rule change resulted in a brief shouting match this week.June 8, 2021Republicans call on Oregon Rep. Mike Nearman to resign, as possible House expulsion loomsOregon House Republicans broke their silence Monday on allegations against Rep. Mike Nearman, calling on the controversial lawmaker to resign days after new evidence that Nearman plotted with supporters before allowing an incursion of the state Capitol in December. Meanwhile, Democratic House Speaker Tina Kotek says a committee will meet this week to consider expelling him.

June 7, 2021In the video from days before he allowed right-wing demonstrators into the locked state Capitol, Nearman talks about"Operation Hall Pass." Read more: NPR »

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Reneami50020561 OPB Now when are Lauren Bobert and Ted Cruz going to be expelled from Congress for doing the same? OPB Next stop, Washington, DC. Throw out all the GQPer insurrectionists. It’s time to expelebrate! OPB OPB Why isn’t he jailed! OPB Makes me so happy to see my joke of a state Representative expelled ! It's been months in the making, Oregon district 23 deserves a representative who, ar the least, is not a traitor. Oregon NearmanIsATraitor ByeMike

OPB We call that treason OPB Now charge his fat ass and arrest him! 👌🏾🇺🇸 OPB 👍🏾 OPB Too bad for him he’s not a DC lawmaker because he wouldn’t have to worry about accountability. OPB Let’s make a habit of these expulsions of traitors. It’s a start. OPB Let's get SERIOUS about every single person involved in the insurrection. Let's find them, and put them in JAIL for 20+ years. What they don't has jeopardize American democracy, and her institutions.

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OPB Headline: Oregone OPB Expelled doesn't seem like a strong enough repercussion. OPB Now do the rest of them OPB Soooo, no Antifas? OPB What's up with Republicans? OPB At least someone has the guts to throw the bums out OPB Finally! Repercussions. 👍🏼 OPB See ya, traitor! OPB Now do Cruz and Harley!

OPB In Wisconsin, the wisgop and repvos would give him the equivalent of the Purple Heart...💁🏼‍♂️

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Man Who Allegedly Stormed Capitol Decked Out In Burberry Coat ArrestedChristian Kulas, 24, posted Instagram videos from inside the Capitol, according to court documents.