Kentucky governor leaves quarantine, says mask kept him safe

Andy Beshear

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced the postponement of his scheduled State of the Commonwealth and budget address — which was slated for this evening — after the events this afternoon at the nation's Capitol. 

The address has been rescheduled for tomorrow, Jan. 7 at 7 p.m., instead.  

Violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House.

"Based on the events at our nation’s Capitol, the Senate President, Speaker of the House and I have jointly agreed to delay the joint session for the State of the Commonwealth and the Budget address... We all recognize the gravity of this situation," Beshear said in a statement. 

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