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Oregon Lawmaker Who Let Protesters Into State Capitol Is Charged in Breach

A Republican state legislator from Oregon who was captured on surveillance video allowing demonstrators to enter the State Capitol in December was charged on Friday in connection with the breach of the building, which led to a conflict between officers and protesters.

The lawmaker, Representative Mike Nearman, 57, was charged with official misconduct in the first degree and trespassing in the second degree, according to court documents.

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Date: 2021-05-01T19:22:31.257Z
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