Kentucky Gov. Defends Feud With Courier-Journal: They Sold Their Soul to ProPublica


Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin appeared on Fox News tonight to defend his feud with the Louisville Courier-Journal after publicly blasting them for their partnership with ProPublica.

He accused ProPublica of harboring a liberal agenda fueled on by its donors, and ProPublica fired back in a series of tweets that included this:

After Martha MacCallum asked him what he’s “so concerned about,” Bevin proceeded to take potshots at the Courier-Journal, saying they’re a “shadow of what they once were” and that they are pushing themselves as objective only to “sell their soul” to ProPublica.

He insisted he has no problem about investigations into the state government, just that he doesn’t like ProPublica.

He also took offense at the implication in ProPublica’s tweet about him swiping at “two of our donors – who just happen to be Jewish.” Bevin said “shame on them” and told them to look at his record when it comes to the state of Israel.

You can watch above, via Fox News.

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