Matt Bevin

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Is Matt Bevin planning a comeback?

Nick Storm at Kentucky Fried Politics reports that Matt Bevin attended the recent Republican Governors Association conference in Nashville. Storm shares “Bevin reportedly worked the room at the GOP event, according to a source who was in attendance. A spokesperson for the RGA did not return a phone call or email seeking to verify Bevin’s attendance at the event. ”
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Feds arrest man pardoned by ex-Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin

Patrick Baker, the man whom then-Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) pardoned in 2019 after being convicted of reckless homicide, was arrested again on Sunday in connection with the same death he was previously found guilty for. The Louisville Courier Journal reported that the U.S. Marshals Service arrested Baker, 43, on...
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Kentucky man pardoned by Matt Bevin for 2014 homicide is back in jail, held for Feds

Federal authorities have jailed a Kentucky man who received one of former Gov. Matt Bevin’s controversial pardons in December 2019. Patrick Brian Baker, 43, was convicted of reckless homicide in the death of Donald Mills during a Knox County home invasion in 2014. However, Baker maintained his innocence and blamed law enforcement for overlooking an alternative suspect in the case. In his pardon, Bevin described the evidence against Baker as “sketchy at best” even though an appeals court rejected Baker’s appeal with a judge noting the “evidence of Baker’s guilt was overwhelming.”