"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
House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., on Wednesday joined other Democrats in calling on Attorney General William Barr to resign but admitted he has "no expectation that he will" and said it would be difficult for Congress to impeach the attorney general. … [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.
After telling Greitens, "I don't want this," the woman testified that Greitens unbound her hands. She said she started "uncontrollably crying." She said Greitens then grabbed her in a hug and laid her down. She said he put his penis near her face and she gave him oral sex. Asked by the committee whether the oral sex was coerced, she responded: "Coerced, maybe. I felt as though that would allow me to leave." … [Read more...] about Missouri Gov. Greitens facing more calls to resign; his attorneys allege prosecutorial misconduct