LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo is forming a committee to investigate Governor Matt Bevin amid allegations he retaliated against lawmakers who did not switch parties.

During an announcement in the House Chambers this morning, the Democrat Stumbo announced the formation of the House Investigatory Committee on Executive Actions.

Stumbo said the committee will have the ability to issue subpoenas and put witnesses under oath.

The Kentucky Republican Party responded by firing off several tweets questioning past ethics allegations against Speaker Stumbo