More on Bevin pardons from the Lexington Herald-Leader and Louisville Courier-Journal

Herald-lEADER: Matt Bevin defends his controversial pardons in twenty-tweet-long Twitter thread

By DANIEL DESROCHERS

After days of silence, former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin responded to the outcry over several controversial pardons and commutations he signed before leaving office Monday.

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Kentucky lawmakers call for attorney general investigation of Matt Bevin’s pardons

Senate President Robert Stivers has requested that the U.S. Attorney’s office open an investigation into controversial pardons issued by former Gov. Matt Bevin in his final days in office, even as a Republican lawmaker proposed placing limits on when a governor can issue a pardon.

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'Am I perfect? No.' Matt Bevin defends controversial pardons, attacks 'offensive' reports

By DARCY COSTELLO, JOE SONKA and PHILLIP M. BAILEY

Former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin attacked the "highly offensive and entirely false" reports that financial or political considerations played a part in his pardon decision-making in a blast of 20 tweets late Friday afternoon.

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