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Greitens wants to talk to Missouri Rep. Ann Wagner. Why?

Gov. Eric Greitens wants to talk to Missouri Rep. Ann Wagner. After all, the veteran congresswoman and former party chairman could have a big say in whether the embattled governor … Click to Continue »

Indicted Missouri governor goes after top prosecutor

2 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Since he was indicted on allegations related to an extramarital affair, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has shifted into attack mode, zeroing in on the St. Louis prosecutor who launched the investigation with comments decried by some critics as politically or racially charged.

US governor accused of blackmailing mistress hit with fresh probe

Authorities in the US state of Missouri announced Thursday a second criminal inquiry into the activities of Governor Eric Greitens, who is already accused of blackmailing his former mistress with an explicit photo taken without her consent. Show More Summary

Opinion: Missouri Governor Eric Greitens Should Resign

The reasons why Eric Greitens should NOT resign as Missouri’s governor are few, the reasons he should are numerous. Let’s review the issue quickly: Missouri GOP Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted on Thursday amid looming allegations of sexual misconduct and blackmail following an admission of an affair last month. He was charged...

Missouri House launches impeachment probe of Gov. Eric Greitens

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In a historic decision, the Missouri House formally launched an investigation Monday that could lead to the impeachment and ouster of Gov. Eric Greitens. House Speaker Todd Richardson named seven members to a special committee that will lead the unprecedented probe of a...

Missouri House Panel Investigating Governor

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

The Missouri House formed a special panel to decide whether to initiate impeachment proceedings against Republican governor Eric Greitens. He faces a charge alleging he took a nonconsensual photo of a woman in a compromising position. (Feb. 27)        

A Governor Is Charged With ‘Invasion of Privacy,’ but What Does That Mean?

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Lawyers for Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri say a statute was never meant for a case like the governor’s. Passed in the 1990s, it has seldom been used.

Missouri Governor Greitens indicted, charges related to affair

Rachel Maddow reports on the indictment of Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, charged with a felony count of invasion of privacy connected to an extramarital...

Missouri Launches Impeachment Probe

“In a historic decision, the Missouri House formally launched an investigation Monday that could lead to the impeachment and ouster of Gov. Eric Greitens (R),” the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. “House Speaker Todd Richardson (R) named seven members to a [...]

Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — It didn't take long after Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley, the presumed GOP front runner in Missouri's hotly contested U.S. Senate race.

Indicted Missouri Governor Resists Pressure to Resign

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Gov. Eric Greitens faces an invasion of privacy charge and calls from fellow Republicans to quit. Lawmakers said they could take steps toward impeachment.

Sunday Poll: Should Missouri’s Governor Eric Greitens Resign?

Thursday was a busy news day. Robert Mueller filed new charges against Manafort & Gates, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner drank chocolate milk to demonstrate his commitment to diversity, and Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was indicted: The St. Louis grand jury’s indictment accused Mr. Greitens, a first-term Republican who was seen...

Missouri Lawmakers Move Towards Impeaching Greitens

“The process of deciding whether to impeach scandal-plagued Gov. Eric Greitens (R) will begin as early as Monday in the Missouri House of Representatives,” the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. “House Speaker Todd Richardson (R-MO)_ spent Thursday and Friday reviewing which [...]

Indicted Missouri governor had been rising politically

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, a former Navy SEAL whose victory in his first run for public office made him a rising Republican political figure, was indicted Thursday on a felony invasion of privacy charge stemming from an affair he had in 2015.

Greitens blames politics, but even some in GOP concerned

3 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is blaming his felony invasion of privacy indictment on a "reckless liberal prosecutor," holding fast to the assertion that any case stemming from his admitted extramarital affair is politically driven.

Missouri governor defies calls for resignation over felony indictment

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is defying calls for his resignation after he was indicted on a felony invasion of privacy charge in connection with an extramarital affair. Linda So reports.

Me Too: Greitens Was At One Time Suckling From The Soros Teat

The sitting governor of the State of Missouri Eric Greitens was indicted Thursday on charges of privacy invasion stemming from allegations of blackmail involving his former mistress. Even for Jefferson City, that is some scandalous shit happening in that opening sentence. Show More Summary

Can Eric Greitens hold on to his job?

THE mugshot taken of Eric Greitens after he was taken into custody on February 22nd is not flattering. The usually photogenic Republican governor of Missouri looks drawn, his jaw grimly set. A grand jury in St Louis had just indicted him on a charge of invasion of privacy.

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, accused of invading woman's privacy, is no 'peeping tom,' attorneys argue

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

An indictment accuses Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens of taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair.        

Today in Criminal Justice News

By now you’ve heard that yesterday Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was arrested and charged with felony invasion of privacy charges. The Springfield News-Leader says this is a class D felony, and no one expects he will face jail time if convicted. The charges are connected to his affair with his former hairdresser that I wrote about […]

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