Government, politics, Salem

Kotek boots Nearman from posts, fines him in Oregon House

The Oregon Capitol building in Salem. Photo: Chas Hundley

Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek (D-Portland) is calling for the immediate resignation of Rep. Mike Nearman (R-Independence) after Capitol security cameras showed a video of the House representative opening a back door to the Capitol, allowing rioters to enter the building on December 21.

Security video of what transpired is available to watch on YouTube from inside the Oregon Capitol. The video clearly shows Nearman’s actions . . .

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