Former Kentucky governor Matt Bevin under fire for issuing a spree of pardons

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The ousted Kentucky governor raises eyebrows and suspicion after pardoning hundreds of violent criminals this is the nine o'clock report I'm sandy Collins breaking now lawmakers in Kentucky are expressing outrage at a spree of pardons issued by former governor Matt Bevin Kentucky's Republican Senate president and others are asking state and federal officials to investigate the pardons including one for a convicted killer whose family held a fundraiser for Bevin last year after a group of democratic lawmakers called for an investigation into the pardons Senate president Robert Stivers released a statement saying quote the Senate Republican majority condemns Bevins actions as a travesty and perversion of justice adding that he supports the call for an investigation concerns were raised after it was reported that one of the men Bevin pardoned Patrick Baker had family that held a fundraiser for the former Republican bigger was convicted of reckless homicide in a home invasion I'm Haley

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