The FBI is investigating hundreds of pardons former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin issued after losing his reelection bid in November.
State Rep. Chris Harris revealed on Monday that a criminal investigator had contacted him last week about the pardons, according to the Louisville Courier Journal.
“I can confirm that I have been contacted by someone looking into the pardons that were issued by Gov. Bevin on his way out the door,” the Democratic lawmaker said. “The impression I got is that there was an investigation ramping up.”
Harris did not identify which agency was looking into Bevin’s pardons. Two sources