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Facing deluge of questions on $24M settlement reached by his predecessor and former law firm, Beshear exits hearing after reiterating his noninvolvement

10/12/2017 06:23 PM

FRANKFORT – After more than an hour of questions on a $24 million settlement with drug maker Purdue Pharma that he repeatedly insisted he had no role in litigating or negotiating, Attorney General Andy Beshear abruptly left a Program Review and Investigations Committee meeting on Thursday and accused the co-chairman of the panel of political showmanship. State Sen. Danny Carroll, R-Paducah, led most of the questioning, delving into topics such as the appropriateness of settling for $24 million when past attorneys... Read more 

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