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Republicans trumpet Janet Nguyen at fundraiser

California state Sen. Janet Nguyen (Carl Costas / For The Times)
California state Sen. Janet Nguyen (Carl Costas / For The Times)

The Orange County GOP showcased state Sen. Janet Nguyen at its Saturday fundraiser in Irvine, having the Garden Grove Republican deliver the pledge. 

Nguyen, a Vietnamese war refugee, was in the headlines this year when she was forcefully removed while trying to speak out on the Senate floor against the late Sen. Tom Hayden, one of the most outspoken opponents of the Vietnam War. 

Democrats were forced to apologize after the dustup and Nguyen has gotten a lot of attention ever since

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