During a visit to Frankfort, Kentucky to file paperwork concerning running for a seventh term in the Senate, Mitch McConnell called the last-minute pardons by former governor Matt Bevin "completely inappropriate."
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has accused Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes of fraud for announcing the results of the election live on CNN, and continues to refuse to concede a race that he lost by less than half of a percentage point.
"The legislature, if it so chooses, can basically make any governor irrelevant in Kentucky," Scott Jennings, a Republican strategist, told Newsweek.
In the clip, Bevin tells an NBC reporter, "The fact that you ask why this is being nationalized and why people are talking about President Trump would indicate to me that you really have sort of maybe come out from under a rock, because here in America, that's pretty topical every night."
The president's son said former Kentucky governor Matt Bevin had picked fights, explaining away the loss to Democratic candidate Andy Beshear.
In a close race, Democrat Andy Beshear defeated Republican incumbent Matt Bevin to become Kentucky's new governor.
"Matt will never let you down, and we have to send a strong signal to Nancy Pelosi and the Radical Left Democrats," Trump tweeted a couple days before the rally.
Donald Trump Jr. was in Pikeville, Kentucky, to headline a rally in support of the Republican Governor Matt Bevin in his 2019 re-election campaign.
Matt Bevin makes interesting fashion statement while meeting volunteers at the Kentucky Democratic Party's booth.
Bevin dismissed suggestions that the new laws in Alabama and Georgia are racist.
The Kentucky native and co-creator of The Walking Dead ridiculed Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's claim mass shootings are a result of zombie television shows and America's "culture of death."
"When a culture is surrounded by, inundated by, and rewards things that celebrate death—whether it is zombies in television shows, the number of abortions—that we indiscriminately think is just okay."
His comments came as he visited a chess club for young people.
Nearly 40 school districts closed on Friday because too many teachers had requested leave to go to the rally in Kentucky's capital city, Frankfort.
Matt Bevin suggested people walk through troubled neighborhoods and pray with the community there.
Kentucky is one of seven states with a single abortion clinic.
Louisville's EMW Women's Surgical Center was set to close April 3.
Davis refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses for religious reasons.