SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon Senate committee is considering temporarily banning from the Capitol a Republican senator who said “hell is coming to visit you personally” to the body’s president during a standoff over a climate change bill.

An independent investigator told the committee Monday that Sen. Brian Boquist’s threats against state police and the Senate president created an unsafe work environment and suggested he be at least temporarily banned from the Capitol.

Boquist, a Republican from Dallas, warned on June 19 that if the State Police were sent to force him to return during a walkout by GOP senators that they should “send bachelors and come heavily armed.” He also told Senate President Peter Courtney that “hell is

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