"I guarantee you somewhere today a child was physically harmed or ingested poison because they were home alone because a single parent didn't have any money to take care of them".
Bevin said that households from their state had been forced to abandon children at home and in peril of not sexual assault, but of eating poison or being offered medication for the very first time.
"For those of you who understand what I was saying, thank you", Bevin said in the social media.
Those comments sparked backlash and responses from the Kentucky Attorney General, The Senate and House Democratic Caucuses, GOP Senator Damon Thayer, and KEA President Stephanie Winkler.
Bevin also told reporters he was "offended by the fact that people so cavalierly, and so flippantly, disregarded what's truly best for children".
Home Minority Flooring Chief Rocky Adkins, D-Sandy Hook, stated in a press release that whereas Bevin claims there was a misunderstanding, "the folks of Kentucky heard loud and clear what he stated and in the present day's video exhibits he nonetheless doesn't comprehend why so many had been understandably upset".
At least 44 school districts closed Friday as teachers marched on the state capitol in call on legislators to override the governor's veto of the state's budget and tax plan.
Bevin apologized a number of occasions in Sunday's video and stated many individuals misunderstood and "didn't absolutely admire" his earlier assertion.
Teachers in Kentucky, together with in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Arizona, have held Walk Outs or protests demanding more funds for education, for example educators' pensions and wages.
Saturday was the final day of the 2018 legislative session.
'And so the extent that I do that well, great.
And after watching the video Sunday, she said, 'Seriously?
"I feel he is gotten a lot warmth that he needed to say one thing", Cooper stated. It was nonetheless him defending his phrases. I don't know how we can misunderstand his intent. "If anyone asks me for my advice, I would say that they should come out and make a statement, either clarifying it or being apologetic and getting the statement behind them".