Andy Beshear

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Andy Beshear
Governor of Kentucky
From: December 10, 2019 – present
Lieutenant Jacqueline Coleman
Predecessor Matt Bevin
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Former Attorney General of Kentucky
From: January 4, 2016 – December 10, 2019
Predecessor Jack Conway
Successor Daniel Cameron
Information
Party Democrat
Spouse(s) Britainy Beshear
Religion Disciples of Christ[1]

Andrew Graham “Andy” Beshear (born November 29, 1977, age 44) is an attorney and liberal totalitarian Democrat currently serving as the governor of Kentucky, previously having been the attorney general of the state.

Governor of Kentucky

2019 election

Beshear ran for and won the 2019 Kentucky gubernatorial election over Republican then-incumbent Matt Bevin by less than 1% of the vote.[2]

Tenure

In late February 2020, Beshear justified taking pictures with a drag queen by accusing critics of being “absolutely homophobic”.[3]

Gov. Beshear vetoed legislation that would effectively prohibit infanticide.[4]

Coronavirus handling

Amidst the CCP virus in the United States, Beshear restricted the operation of businesses and churches, although abortion clinics were kept open.[5] He was strongly criticized by Sen. Rand Paul for being “drunk with his power”.[6]

Under Beshear's policies, a coffee shop in Lexington lost its license after refusing to comply with an order compelling it to close down.[7]

Crimes rates

In 2020, Beshear signed an executive order releasing 1,704 inmates from prisons and jails, in a claim to slow the spread of CCP Virus, this is lead to Kentucky for suffering from highest violent crimes since 2008, aggravated assaults were the highest since 2000, and homicides were the highest since 1995.[8] he also the view that possession of marijuana should never result in incarceration.[9]

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