The Top 3 Lies Matt Bevin Told At Tonight's Debate
Posted October 25, 2015
FRANKFORT, KY -- At tonight's Eastern Kentucky University gubernatorial debate, Matt Bevin proved once again why even Republicans called him an 'East Coast Con Man' and a 'Pathological Liar."
Here are the top 3 lies Bevin told tonight:
1. Bevin Claimed He Never Said He Would End The Medicaid Expansion. The reality is that on the first day of his campaign, Bevin was asked about his plans for Medicaid and he said, on video: "Absolutely. No question about it. I would reverse that immediately." Learn more about Bevin's lies about his Medicaid position here.
2. Bevin Claimed He Supports Early Childhood Education. The reality is that Bevin said, on video, that he thinks early childhood education programs like Head Start "serve no purpose." The Courier Journal reported that "Matt Bevin’s administration would consider doing away with early childhood education programs." Learn more about Bevin's lies about his early childhood education position here.
3. Bevin Claimed His Pension Experience Would Be Good For Kentucky. But the State Journal reported that Bevin's pension experience was "less than stellar," -- revealing that he lost money for seniors while charging "above-average" taxpayer funded fees. Learn more about Bevin's lies about his pension record and plan here.