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  • Roger Hernández orders removal of Republican colleague’s microphone

    Assemblyman Roger Hernandez, D-Baldwin Park, would not let Assemblyman Matthew Harper speak at a committee hearing on July n8, 2015. Hernández told sergeants to remove Harper’s microphone. He later apologized. Video courtesy of The California Channel.

Assemblyman Roger Hernandez, D-Baldwin Park, would not let Assemblyman Matthew Harper speak at a committee hearing on July n8, 2015. Hernández told sergeants to remove Harper’s microphone. He later apologized. Video courtesy of The California Channel.
Assemblyman Roger Hernandez, D-Baldwin Park, would not let Assemblyman Matthew Harper speak at a committee hearing on July n8, 2015. Hernández told sergeants to remove Harper’s microphone. He later apologized. Video courtesy of The California Channel.
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Hernández treated lightly in case of legislative bad behavior

July 11, 2016 4:36 PM

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