The report that Greitens took a donor list from The Mission Continues to use in his campaign comes after news Attorney General Josh Hawley's office uncovered possible criminal wrongdoing in the case. The committee also issued a report last month detailing alleged abuse and blackmail by the governor stemming from his affair. Members found the woman at the heart of the allegations credible. … [Read more...] about Missouri lawmakers who want Greitens’ resignation grow impatient with new allegations
Resign or be impeached
"For an ordinary citizen, we might consider whether that's perjury, but it's worse when it comes from the attorney general of the United States because it means the public cannot have confidence in what he says," Schiff said. "It means we cannot have confidence in how he administers justice, and I think that's going to be very much a subject of today's hearing." … [Read more...] about Schiff: Barr Likely Won’t Resign, Impeachment Difficult
Greitens spokesman Parker Briden defended the process used to hire Garber. Rather than seek approval from the attorney general’s office, which is typically done when lawyers are hired to represent the state, the hiring was done directly by the governor’s office. … [Read more...] about Hiring of impeachment attorney in Greitens’ office raises questions among lawmakers
Three days later, he pardoned Alberto Fujimori, Keiko and Kenji’s father, who was serving multiple sentences for corruption and human rights abuses dating from his own presidency in the 1990s. The Fujimori pardon and the blatant appearance of a deal with Kenji infuriated Peruvians. … [Read more...] about The threat of impeachment can push presidents out the door. But there’s a catch.
In court Thursday, his attorneys asserted that the St. Louis prosecutors' office had engaged in misconduct and potentially perjury by initially saying that a video recorder had malfunctioned during a March interview of the woman. Greitens' attorneys say prosecutors shared the video with them Wednesday night — only after the release of the Legislature's report — and that the woman's testimony in the video backs up Greitens' claim of a consensual encounter. … [Read more...] about Missouri Gov. Greitens facing more calls to resign; his attorneys allege prosecutorial misconduct