FRANKFORT, Ky (LEX 18) The governor took aim at former House Speaker Jeff Hoover in a tweet while lawmakers debated whether to override Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s veto of a $480 million tax increase.
The only reason we did not have a special session last year is because Jeff Hoover, a married man, was sexually involved with a very young, single member of his staff and was paying hush money to hide his actions…The result was chaos in the KY House that stopped everything
— Governor Matt Bevin (@GovMattBevin) April 13, 2018
Jeff Hoover resigned as speaker after a harassment scandal.