Local lawmakers react to Greitens indictment

Local lawmakers react to Greitens indictment

Local lawmakers react to Greitens indictment

But the choice also may have had a political advantage: Missouri has a large population of Bosnian refugees. "The people of Missouri deserve better than a reckless liberal prosecutor who uses her office to score political points". The indictment accuses Greitens of not only knowingly photographing the women with whom he had an affair, but also transmitting the image "in a manner that allowed access to that image via a computer".

The group apparently took in additional money after June 30, since it donated more to Gardner than it had on hand at that time.

According to the Kansas City Star, Cooper is referring to a 2016 article from the St. Louis Post Dispatch about Gardner's campaign contributions from super PACs with Soros ties.

Although his successful campaign for governor a year ago was his first run for public office, ericgreitensforpresident.com has been reserved since 2009 and it seems that Greitens had taken the domain out for himself long before running for governor. Some House members were circulating a petition calling for Greitens' resignation, but it was unclear who had signed. Rowden says Greitens should step down for the "sake of our state".

Greitens still says he will not resign from the governor's seat despite calls to do so from several lawmakers- both Republican and Democrat.

"Kim Gardner has received more than $200,000 from George Soros groups", said Executive Director of the Missouri Republican Party Sam Cooper.

The Missouri Republican Party on Friday rushed to defend Gov. Eric Greitens (R), who was indicted this week for allegedly taking a nude photo of a woman without her consent and threatening to use it as blackmail.

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The number of lawmakers demanding that Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resign is growing following his indictment stemming from an extramarital affair.

House Minority Leader Gail McCann Beatty of Kansas City on Thursday called on Greitens to resign: "It will be extremely hard for the governor to effectively do his job with a felony indictment hanging over his head". Attorney Edward L. Dowd Jr. filed a motion to dismiss the indictment on the grounds that any relationship with the woman was consensual.

According to the Missouri Office of State Courts Administrator, 274 felony invasion of privacy charges have been filed in the state since 2004. The confession was recorded without her knowledge by her ex-husband and released to the media without her consent.

"If the charge is that somebody has illegally taken a certain photograph, the jury is going to expect to see the photograph", Trachtenberg said.

He was released on a personal recognizance bond Thursday that permits him to travel freely throughout the U.S. Greitens has admitted to the affair but denies any crime was committed. In unprecedented fashion, the Circuit Attorney circumvented the local police force and hired her own investigators - we attempted to meet with the Circuit Attorney and make the Governor available to discuss the issues.

News 4 obtained a copy of the contract between the Michigan-based firm and the prosecutor--signed by private investigator William Tisaby on January 18, 2018, eight days after News 4 first broke the news of the allegations.

"I made a personal mistake before I was Governor", he said.

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