"The man is without honor, without scruples and is utterly lacking in the moral authority necessary to effectively govern," Beatty said. "As has been clear for weeks, he has only two choices — resign or face impeachment. With the evidence against him mounting with each passing day, there is no other way this ends.” … [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
Garber earlier told the Post-Dispatch he is being paid by the state to defend the office of the governor in legal proceedings. He is not involved in Greitens’ defense in St. Louis Circuit Court on felony invasion of privacy charges, stemming from a 2015 extramarital affair that occurred before he was governor. … [Read more...] about Hiring of impeachment attorney in Greitens’ office raises questions among lawmakers
Presidential democracies need impeachment procedures. They are important checks on presidential authority and can be an effective deterrent to abuses of power. But institutionally, presidential democracies must also find a way to hold impeachment seekers accountable for their actions. … [Read more...] about The threat of impeachment can push presidents out the door. But there’s a catch.
But once in his basement, Greitens taped her hands to pull-up rings, blindfolded her, started kissing her, ripped open the shirt and pulled down her pants, the woman testified. She didn't give consent to be disrobed or kissed, the report said. The woman testified that she then heard a click, like of a cellphone picture, and saw a flash. … [Read more...] about Missouri Gov. Greitens facing more calls to resign; his attorneys allege prosecutorial misconduct