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Special committee clashing with Greitens' lawyers

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The Chairman of the Special Committee investigating Missouri Governor Eric Greitens lashed out at an attorney for the governor over the release of documents that so far Greitens lawyers have resisted.

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Sen. McCaskill calls public reading of Greitens' accuser's deposition 'unfortunate' Video included

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U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill was in St. Louis Friday and spoke publicly about the investigation into Governor Eric Greitens.

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Missouri lawmakers subpoena Gov. Greitens to testify Video included

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Missouri lawmakers have subpoenaed Gov. Eric Greitens to testify before a special panel considering whether to try to impeach and remove him from office.

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Watkins says he gave FBI audio on Greitens affair Video included

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A lawyer says he gave a recording of a woman detailing an extramarital affair with Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to the FBI

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In statement, Greitens campaign legal counsel questions credibility of committee chairman

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It was not a smooth start to the day for the special Missouri House committee after two lawyers got in a shouting match over when Governor Greitens will testify. 

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Watkins receiving payment in Greitens case Video included

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In testimony before a committee of lawmakers Thursday, attorney Al Watkins said that News 4's Lauren Trager was present at his office when a delivery of cash payments was made in regards to Gov. Eric Greitens' extramarital affair

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The Latest: FBI briefed on allegations against Greitens Video included

Governor Eric Greitens makes a public appearance in the Carnahan Memorial Garden next to the governor's mansion to talk about funding for farmers involved in the biodiesel industry. Governor Eric Greitens makes a public appearance in the Carnahan Memorial Garden next to the governor's mansion to talk about funding for farmers involved in the biodiesel industry.

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Lawmakers question payments in Greitens' case Video included

Scott Faughn, publisher of the Jefferson City-based Missouri Times, which focuses on covering the state capital, was questioned Wednesday by a House investigatory committee considering whether to recommend Greitens' impeachment. Credit: KMOV Scott Faughn, publisher of the Jefferson City-based Missouri Times, which focuses on covering the state capital, was questioned Wednesday by a House investigatory committee considering whether to recommend Greitens' impeachment. Credit: KMOV
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A Missouri newspaper publisher is defending himself against legislative questions about his payments to an attorney for a man whose ex-wife had an affair with Gov. Eric Greitens

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Gov. Greitens launches ad campaign as state House set to consider his fate Video included

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Embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is taking his case to the public with a six-figure television advertising campaign set to air across the state as Missouri lawmakers consider whether to impeach him.

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Missouri lawmakers read woman's testimony against Greitens Video included

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Missouri lawmakers are publicly reading the previously secret testimony of a woman who has accused Gov. Eric Greitens of misconduct during an extramarital affair. 

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Rules won't let Greitens team question impeachment witnesses

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A Missouri House panel considering whether to try to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens for sexual misconduct and campaign-related allegations endorsed rules Tuesday that would prohibit the governor's attorneys from cross-examining witnesses during a special legislative session. 

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Greitens’ computer data tampering case continued Video included

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A St. Louis judge has continued the computer data tampering case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to July 2.

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Judge orders special prosecutor in Greitens invasion of privacy case Video included

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The Jackson County Prosecutor has been appointed as a special prosecutor in the invasion of privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens.

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FBI agents asking Missouri lawmakers about tactics by Greitens associates

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FBI agents have been questioning Missouri lawmakers about possible coercive tactics by associates of Gov. Eric Greitens, as the state legislature is set to consider impeaching the embattled governor.

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Hawley says Greitens can't hire private lawyers for impeachment Video included

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The Missouri attorney general says Gov. Eric Greitens' office doesn't have the legal authority to hire private attorneys to represent the office in potential impeachment proceedings

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Cole County prosecutor says no charge on Greitens on campaign finance report

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A Missouri prosecutor says he won't be filing any charges against Gov. Eric Greitens related to a campaign finance report about his use of a charity donor list.

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Missouri to launch special session on Greitens allegations Video included

Governor Eric Greitens makes a public appearance in the Carnahan Memorial Garden next to the governor's mansion to talk about funding for farmers involved in the biodiesel industry. Governor Eric Greitens makes a public appearance in the Carnahan Memorial Garden next to the governor's mansion to talk about funding for farmers involved in the biodiesel industry.

The case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is shifting from a St. Louis courtroom to a Capitol committee room.

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Greitens campaign attorney alleges former staffer stole Mission Continues list to use against him

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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An attorney representing Gov. Eric Greitens in his defense of computer tampering allegations released an aggressive statement Thursday, claiming The Mission Continues donor list (the central subject of the felony case against the governor) was actually stolen by a staffer to use against Greitens. 

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Gov. Greitens vows he won't quit amid allegations Video included

Governor Eric Greitens makes a public appearance in the Carnahan Memorial Garden next to the governor's mansion to talk about funding for farmers involved in the biodiesel industry. Governor Eric Greitens makes a public appearance in the Carnahan Memorial Garden next to the governor's mansion to talk about funding for farmers involved in the biodiesel industry.
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Drawing on his Navy SEAL training, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens asserted Thursday that he won't quit or back down despite a criminal charge and potential impeachment proceedings involving various allegations of misconduct against him.

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Missouri House committee sues Greitens campaign committee and fundraising organization Video included

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Missouri lawmakers have gone to court to try to force Gov. Eric Greitens' political committees to comply with subpoenas seeking documents as part of an investigation into him. 

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Photo shows $50,000 cash delivered to attorney in Greitens case Video included

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The St. Louis attorney at the center of now-dismissed Eric Greitens invasion of privacy case has released photos of, what he says, is money delivered by the Missouri Times publisher.

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Watkins: I was told the cash delivered to me came from anti-Greitens GOP donor Video included

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An attorney who received $100,000 in cash payments says he was told the money came from a wealthy Republican donor who did not like Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens

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'You have a right to have an attorney'; Judge advised Gardner on alleged actions of private investigator

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A committee of lawmakers investigating Missouri Governor Eric Greitens got their first crack at talking with his lawyers face-to-face Wednesday

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Greitens' lawyers want to publicly question witnesses Video included

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Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens want to be able to publicly question a woman with whom he had an affair, as well as any other witnesses whose testimony could be used to try to impeach him. 

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Auditor seeks info on Greitens' hired attorneys Video included

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Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway's office is seeking information about the use of taxpayer funds to hire private attorneys for Gov. Eric Greitens' office. 

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St. Louis police open probe into private investigator in Greitens case Video included

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An attorney for an investigator under fire in the now-dismissed criminal case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says his client is being used as a "scapegoat."

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Mo. House committee: 'Shell company' used to hide Greitens campaign donors Video included

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens no longer faces a felony charge stemming from an affair, but a legislative committee is pushing forward with its own investigation into the Republican governor. 

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Missouri lawmakers push Greitens probe after charge dropped Video included

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens no longer faces a felony charge stemming from an extramarital affair, but a legislative panel signaled Tuesday that it is pushing forward with its own expanded investigation into a variety of allegations against the Republican governor.

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Greitens legal team speaks after invasion privacy of case is dismissed

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Alderman: Time and resources in Greitens case contributing to caseload back up

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St. Louis Alderman Joe Vaccaro says the time and resources spent on the invasion of privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens have resulted in too many inmates sitting in the city’s Medium Security Institution or the Workhouse

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Despite case dismissal, Mo. Sen. GOP leaders still call on Greitens to step down Video included

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Republican leaders in the Missouri State Senate are still calling on Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to resign despite the dismissal of an invasion of privacy charge against him

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Greitens invasion of privacy case dismissed; Governor calls it 'A great victory' Video included

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The criminal case against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was suddenly dismissed Monday.

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Missouri governor's troubles trace to action in spring 2015

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens addresses the crowd during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens addresses the crowd during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Eric Greitens was a busy man in spring 2015. He was launching a gubernatorial campaign by calling donors to a veterans' charity he founded. 

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Greitens' defense says prosecutors have given up on photo Video included

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A lawyer for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says prosecutors have stopped looking for the photo in connection with his felony invasion of privacy trial, a contention a prosecutor did not dispute in court. 

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Jury selection in Gov. Greitens' trial to enter 3rd day Video included

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Jury selection is taking longer than expected in the criminal trial of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens.

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Greitens trial delayed as juror selection slowly moves forward Video included

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The pool of potential jurors in Governor Greitens' criminal trial has begun to narrow.

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Greitens' attorney says no images of woman found on phone Video included

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No photos of the Governor Greitens' ex-mistress were found on his phone.

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Greitens can pardon himself, former Chief Justice believes Video included

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The former Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court says Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has the power to pardon himself if he is convicted of a crime.

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Critics being weeded out of Missouri governor's jury pool

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People with negative impressions of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens are being weeded out of his potential juror pool for a felony invasion-of-privacy trial alleging Greitens took a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair as he was preparing to run for governor. 

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The Latest: Judge OKs use of woman's name in Greitens trial Video included

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Security ramping up at downtown courthouse ahead of Greitens trial Video included

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Ahead of the governor's expected appearance in court, security is ramping up at the downtown Carnahan Courthouse.

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Key witness in Mission Continues case: Greitens 'wanted me to use this list to help build a fundraising plan'

Mike Hafner first connected with governor Greitens a number of years ago, but eventually was employed on the campaign for three months in 2015. (Credit: KMOV) Mike Hafner first connected with governor Greitens a number of years ago, but eventually was employed on the campaign for three months in 2015. (Credit: KMOV)
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A witness in one of the investigations against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is speaking out for the first time. Governor Greitens is accused of a crime called tampering with computer data. Prosecutors say he directed an employee to take a donor list from the charity Greitens founded and use it for the campaign. 

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Greitens' cell phone turned over to forensic experts for examination Video included

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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Forensic experts are now analyzing Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens cell phone as part of the governor’s invasion of privacy trial. 

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Prosecutors get warrant to search Greitens' Google account Video included

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Prosecutors in the invasion of privacy case against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens have obtained a search warrant for his Google account, according to court records.

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Judge allows key testimony at Missouri Gov. Greitens’ trial Video included

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A judge on Monday will consider whether the pivotal witness in Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' criminal trial — a woman involved in an affair with him — should be prohibited from testifying.

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McCaskill criticizes Hawley for not investigating Greitens sooner over Mission Continues

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U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is criticizing Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley for not investigating Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens sooner over his charity, the Mission Continues. 

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State lawmakers say process should play out before action is taken on Greitens

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Several state lawmakers who signed a petition to call a special legislative session regarding Missouri Gov Eric Greitens say they will let the process play out before taking any action.

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Citing 'constant negative publicity', Greitens team again seeks bench trial Video included

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Saying "constant negative publicity" about Governor Greitens "has destroyed any chance of obtaining a fair jury", the governor's defense team on Friday filed a motion to waive a jury trial in his criminal invasion of privacy case. 

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Washington University reviewing grant funds for Greitens' book Video included

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A university says it's looking into whether grant money was misused after a former political aide for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says he got paid from a grant to promote one of Greitens' books.

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Missouri legislature to hold special session on Greitens Video included

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The Missouri House has enough signatures to call a special session that could impeach Republican Gov. Eric Greitens. 

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Publisher said he used own money to buy audiotapes

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The publisher of a political publication says he paid his own money to buy audiotapes made by the ex-husband of a woman who had an affair with Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and that he intended to use them to write a book.

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The Latest: A look at the witnesses that could be called to testify in Greitens trial

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News 4 has learned new information about witnesses that could be called to testify in the invasion of privacy case against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens. 

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'A tremendous disservice to the Constitution'; Greitens' team speaks following donor list report Video included

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A committee of lawmakers has provided the detailed findings of their report into how a donor list for the charity, The Mission Continues, ended up in the hands of Governor Eric Greitens' campaign.

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House Democrats seek immediate action to remove Greitens Video included

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens addresses the crowd during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens addresses the crowd during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Missouri House Democrats are demanding that the Republican leadership launch immediate impeachment proceedings against GOP Gov. Eric Greitens, accusing Republicans of stalling. 

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Prosecutors seek protections for alleged victim in Greitens trial

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Prosecutors in the invasion of privacy case against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens are asking the judge to invoke "rape shield" laws regarding what may or may not come into trial about the alleged victim in the case.

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Trump administration officials inquiring whether Greitens scandal could impact top aide to VP

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As embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' legal and political woes deepen, some White House officials are inquiring whether the controversy could also envelop the governor's former top campaign adviser. 

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$50,000 payment adds intrigue in Greitens' legal case

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' attorneys have suggested a "political operative" was behind the release to the media of a recorded conversation between a woman and her then-husband in which she graphically describes her affair with the future governor. 

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Greitens' defense attorneys question Al Watkins for hours Tuesday

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It is less than two weeks from the scheduled start of the criminal invasion of privacy trial against Missouri governor Eric Greitens.

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Report: Missouri governor mischaracterized woman's testimony Video included

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The House panel said the additional interview bolsters the woman's credibility.

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Mo. House committee subpoenas newspaper publisher behind $50k payment in Greitens case

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The chairman of a committee investigating Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens says the House will subpoena the owner of a political publication based in Jefferson City. 

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Newspaper publisher is source of mysterious $50k payment in Greitens case Video included

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Lawyers for Gov. Eric Greitens said the publisher of a newspaper was behind some of the mysterious cash payments that were sent to a lawyer representing the ex-husband of Greitens' mistress.

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Greitens’ attorneys seek to prohibit key witness’ testimony

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With two weeks to go before Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is scheduled to go to trial on felony invasion of privacy, his attorneys are asking a judge to prohibit testimony from the pivotal witness — the woman involved in an affair with him. 

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Investigator in Greitens' case invokes the Fifth Video included

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A former FBI agent whose investigation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has drawn stern criticism from the governor's lawyers has declined to answer questions in a deposition.

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Legal experts: Greitens not entitled to charity donor list

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens addresses the crowd during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens addresses the crowd during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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While building a national nonprofit for military veterans, former Navy SEAL officer Eric Greitens solicited millions of dollars from hundreds of wealthy individuals, corporations and foundations.

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Mission Continues donor list was sent to Greitens campaign on multiple occasions, sources say

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Court documents supporting the new charge against Governor Eric Greitens claim an employee at the Mission Continues sent a donor list to a political fundraiser operating on behalf of Greitens' campaign, as directed by Greitens.

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Likelihood grows for special session to impeach Gov. Greitens

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It's looking more likely they will be a special session of the Missouri Legislature to consider impeaching Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. 

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Resolution that would authorize articles of impeachment against Greitens has GOP co-sponsor Video included

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A bill that would authorize an investigative committee to introduce articles of impeachment against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been filed. 

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GOP leaders in Mo. legislature urge Greitens to resign; Gov. won't step down Video included

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GOP leaders in the Missouri House of Representatives are calling on Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to step down

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'They're tearing our whole party and caucus apart;' Mo. GOP lawmakers divided on Greitens

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The pressure on Republicans in the Missouri Legislature over whether they should impeach Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens seemed to intensify Monday.

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Missouri attorney general dismisses call for recusal

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An attorney for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is urging the state's attorney general to recuse his office from an investigation of a veterans charity founded by the governor.

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Greitens campaign pays $25,000 to law firm

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Greitens at center of capitol drama in Jefferson City Video included

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Missouri lawmakers expect another busy week ahead centered on Governor Eric Greitens.

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'Mistake' to rely on investigator but Greitens case should stand, prosecution says Video included

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Will the case stand or get tossed out? That’s what a judge is currently deciding in the case against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens.

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Screenshot shows prosecutor's office interview of woman at center of Greitens case

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News 4 is getting the first look at what Gov. Eric Greitens defense team considers a critical image in the case against the governor

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While another Republican calls on Greitens to resign, others stay silent

Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe became the highest-ranking Republican in the capitol to call for Greitens to step down. Credit: KMOV Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe became the highest-ranking Republican in the capitol to call for Greitens to step down. Credit: KMOV
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There were more calls for the resignation of Missouri Governor Eric Greitens on Thursday in the capitol.

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Report: Gov. Greitens initiated unwanted sex acts Video included

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Ahead of the release of a report by a legislative committee investigating Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, Greitens announced he would not step down

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Speaker: Panel will expand, look at whether to pursue impeachment

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A Missouri House committee is expanding its investigation into Republican Gov. Eric Greitens and will make recommendations about whether to pursue impeachment.

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Mo. Speaker: ‘This is not a witch hunt’; Dem leader calls for Greitens' resignation Video included

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The Speaker of the Missouri House says he stands by the report issued by a committee investigating alleged wrongdoing by Gov. Eric Greitens. 

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Report Released: Read the House Greitens Committee report Video included

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The Missouri House Committee investigating alleged wrongdoing by Governor Eric Greitens released their report Wednesday. Click here to read the report

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Poll: Greitens job approval sinks amid scandal, 48 percent say he should resign

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens addresses the crowd during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens addresses the crowd during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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More Missouri voters disapprove of Gov. Eric Greitens’ job performance than approve of it, according to a newly-released poll.

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Greitens' political future faces test in legislative report

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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The political future of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens faces a big test Wednesday when a special legislative committee issues an investigative report related to an extramarital affair the Republican engaged in before his election.

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KMOV employees among witnesses in Greitens case

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Two KMOV employees are among several new witnesses identified by the Circuit Attorneys Office in Governor Eric Greitens' Invasion of Privacy case. 

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Missouri House panel investigating Gov. Greitens set to meet Video included

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A Missouri House committee tasked with investigating Gov. Eric Greitens is set to meet for the first time.

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Citing 'mischaracterization' by Greitens' team, accuser supports releasing full deposition testimony Video included

Gov. Eric Greitens speaks to the media after meeting at Washington Metropolitan AME Zion Church in St. Louis.  (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Gov. Eric Greitens speaks to the media after meeting at Washington Metropolitan AME Zion Church in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Attorneys defending Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens against an invasion-of-privacy charge are raising doubts about the testimony of a woman with whom he had an affair.

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Attorney subpoenas Confide in ongoing lawsuit against Governor Greitens Video included

Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens delivers a victory speech Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Chesterfield, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Curry) Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens delivers a victory speech Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Chesterfield, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Curry)
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An attorney suing Governor Eric Greitens over his use of an app that deletes text messages has subpoenaed the app for phone records. 

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Greitens' defense questions if accuser was paid; Dem official slams 'absurd, disgusting attack'

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The legal defense team representing Governor Eric Greitens plans to question a former chairman of the Missouri Democratic Party.

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House committee will not delay issuing report, as Greitens had requested Video included

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The committee of Missouri House of Representatives investigating Governor Eric Greitens says they will not hold off on giving their findings, despite the governor asking them to do so. 

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Greitens' team again raises questions about private investigator Video included

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department) Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department)
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The defense team for Governor Eric Greitens filed a motion Wednesday, again raising questions about the private investigator hired on the case and accusing prosecutors of victimizing the woman at the center of the case. 

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Greitens goes on offense with new radio ad Video included

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is spending an estimated $50,000 on a statewide radio ad buy to make the case for staying in office despite a grand jury accusing him of taking and transmitting a nonconsensual photo of a partially nude woman.

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Judge denies motion to dismiss Greitens' case, rules trial by jury Video included

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens addresses the crowd during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens addresses the crowd during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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The judge in the case against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens made a number of big decisions Monday.  

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For first time, prosecution ties Confide app to Greitens Invasion of Privacy case Video included

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department) Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department)
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Following a weeks-worth of motions filed by Governor Eric Greitens' defense team, the prosecution has filed a motion of their own, arguing two of the governor's attorneys must be thrown off the case.

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Greitens team releases Wednesday's transcripts, argues there is no evidence of wrongdoing

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens takes a reporters question as he unveils the new state budget during a press conference at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 22, 2018.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI Missouri Governor Eric Greitens takes a reporters question as he unveils the new state budget during a press conference at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 22, 2018. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
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S. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Governor Greitens defense and public relation teams on Thursday contested, once again, there is no proof of criminal wrongdoing by the governor. 

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New information about investigators in Greitens probe Video included

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department) Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department)
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The legal and legislative wheels are turning after yesterday's bombshell announcement of a criminal indictment against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens.

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New ethics complaint cites Greitens use of charity resources

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens takes a reporters question as he unveils the new state budget during a press conference at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 22, 2018.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI Missouri Governor Eric Greitens takes a reporters question as he unveils the new state budget during a press conference at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 22, 2018. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
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 A Democratic consultant said Wednesday that he is filing a new ethics complaint alleging Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens falsely reported how his campaign obtained a donor list from a charity he founded and failed to disclose that it also got the charity's email list. 

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Key figure in Greitens case testifies in front of House committee Video included

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens takes a reporters question as he unveils the new state budget during a press conference at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 22, 2018.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI Missouri Governor Eric Greitens takes a reporters question as he unveils the new state budget during a press conference at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 22, 2018. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
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A key figure in the case against Governor Eric Greitens testified in front of the House Investigative Committee Friday.

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Scott Rosenblum joins Governor's defense team Video included

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department) Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department)
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The team working to defend Governor Eric Greitens has grown again, adding a well-known and experienced criminal defense lawyer to the list. 

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Greitens trial to be held in St. Louis; other latest developments

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Both sides in the criminal case against Governor Eric Greitens were back in court Tuesday, Here is the latest developments on the criminal case against the Governor: STATE ARGUES CASE SHOULD NOT BE DISMISSED In a response to a motion to dismiss, the prosecutor’s office lays out their argument why the case should not be dismissed. The day the governor was indicted. The defense argued that the crime of invasion of privacy should not apply in cases where two consenting adults ...

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Officer who was ambushed in line of duty defends Greitens Video included

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While some are calling for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to resign due to accusations of wrongdoing connected to an affair, one retired St. Louis police officer is coming to his defense. 

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Indicted Missouri governor goes after top prosecutor

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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.

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Staffers in Gov. Greitens office called to testify in front of grand jury Video included

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department) Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department)
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Several staff members in the Missouri Governor’s Office have been called to testify in front of a St. Louis City grand jury. 

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KMOV Submits 'Motion to Intervene' in Greitens Criminal Case

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KMOV-TV and its parent company Meredith Corporation submitted a motion Thursday in the Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis to make the criminal trial of Missouri Governor Eric Greitens and the hearings leading up to the trial more accessible to the public and media. 

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Lawmaker on special committee investigating Greitens speaks Video included

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A member of the special committee set to investigate Gov. Eric Greitens spoke to News 4 about the work the committee members will be doing. 

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Scope of Greitens investigation could broaden

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St. Louis prosecutors say the ongoing investigation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens could include matters beyond the allegation of invasion of privacy involving a woman with whom he had an affair

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GOP Rep: 'Didn't appreciate' Greitens' 'attack' on St. Louis prosecutor

Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens delivers a victory speech Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Chesterfield, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Curry) Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens delivers a victory speech Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Chesterfield, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Curry)
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A Missouri state representative from Ballwin spoke out Monday against Governor Eric Greiten's critique of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Garner following his felony indictment.

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Greitens releases statement following 'disappointing and misguided' indictment

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks during a service in Jefferson City, Mo., Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks during a service in Jefferson City, Mo., Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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"The people of Missouri deserve better than a reckless liberal prosecutor who uses her office to score political points."

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Gov. Greitens indicted on felony invasion of privacy charge Video included

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department) Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department)
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Missouri governor Eric Greitens was indicted Thursday on one count of invasion of privacy.

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Greitens legal team seeks indictment dismissal

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Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens have filed a motion to dismiss the grand jury indictment accusing him of invasion of privacy

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Mo. House GOP leaders on Greitens: 'We will carefully examine the facts'

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Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson, Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr and Floor Leader Rob Vescovo have released a statement about the indictment that was filed against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens.

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Gov. Greitens' attorney says indictment is 'baseless and unfounded'

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' attorney says a felony invasion of privacy charge against the Republican is "baseless and unfounded." 

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Blackmail alleged as Governor Greitens admits to extramarital affair Video included

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks to supporters during a rally Tuesday, May 23, 2017, outside the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks to supporters during a rally Tuesday, May 23, 2017, outside the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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Governor Eric Greitens on Wednesday night confirmed to News 4 he had an extramarital affair, an admission a months-long News 4 investigation prompted.

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Judge: Confide lawsuit against Missouri governor can proceed

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A Missouri judge is allowing a lawsuit over use of a message-deleting app by Gov. Eric Greitens' office to move forward, despite efforts by Greitens' attorneys to get the case tossed out.

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Greitens' attorney asks House to delay release of report

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' personal attorney is asking state lawmakers to delay the release of its findings in an investigation of Greitens' actions during an extramarital affair.

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