An Oregon state trooper stands guard as Oregon State Republican Sen. Brian Boquist waits with his wife, Peggy, to walk onto the Senate floor Sunday in Salem. Democratic Sen. Shemia Fagan said Sunday that some Democrats are demanding Republican Sen. Brian Boquist not be allowed to return to the floor. Boquist drew criticism for saying police should “come heavily armed” if they tried to return him to the Capitol amid a GOP walkout over climate legislation. (AP Photo/Sarah Zimmerman)

An Oregon state trooper stands guard as Oregon State Republican Sen. Brian Boquist waits with his wife, Peggy, to walk onto the Senate floor Sunday in Salem. Democratic Sen. Shemia Fagan said Sunday that some Democrats are demanding Republican Sen. Brian Boquist not be allowed to return to the floor. Boquist drew criticism for saying police should “come heavily armed” if they tried to return him to the Capitol amid a GOP walkout over climate legislation. (AP Photo/Sarah Zimmerman)

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