Editorial: Greitens falls victim to his own relentless ego, will and ambition
Greitens' most recent book, “Resilience: Hard-won Wisdom for Living a Better Life,” was published the same month that he allegedly took his hairdresser into his basement. It purports to be a series of letters Greitens wrote to a troubled former SEAL ...
Published on: Thu, 11 Jan 22:00:35 6 311
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says 'no blackmail,' 'no violence' occurred in affair
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In his first interview since acknowledging an extramarital affair, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens said Saturday that there was "no blackmail" and "no threat of violence" by him in what he described as a months-long "consensual ...
Published on: Sun, 21 Jan 20:58:14 6 187
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says 'no blackmail,' 'no violence' in affair
Before becoming governor, Greitens wrote a book entitled "Resilience," which was a collection of letters to a former Navy SEAL friend about overcoming adversity. Greitens now finds himself in a similar position, and he said he recently received a call ...
Published on: Sat, 20 Jan 19:40:33 0 12
St. Louis American
Gov. Eric Greitens: a politician desperate for friends
St. Louis American
“The excellent fail more often than the mediocre,” wrote Eric Greitens, in his book, “Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life.” And, apparently, they fail more spectacularly as well. Few would deny Greitens' cerebral excellence. The Rhodes ...
Published on: Thu, 18 Jan 14:41:43 0 10
With delayed publicity of affair, Gov. Greitens runs afoul of #MeToo movement
JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Eric Greitens' affair was known to his political opponents more than a year ago, before he was elected. But despite the buzzing rumor mill, his infidelity wasn't in the public eye until last week. Rumors of the affair percolated ...
Published on: Tue, 16 Jan 21:26:51 11 214
Greitens looks to slash higher education funding
Gov. Eric Greitens recommended a $68.1 million, or 10 percent, cut to higher education for the Missouri 2019 fiscal year. Both the administration and student body representatives have opposed this cut. University President John Jasinski traveled to ...
Published on: Wed, 31 Jan 23:57:06 48 801
Alive For Football
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens admits extramarital affair but denies reports he blackmailed woman
Duluth News Tribune
Bennett, Greitens' lawyer, said in his statement that there was nothing about the relationship that "has generated or should generate law enforcement interest." Comments posted on Greitens' Facebook page reflected a mixed reaction. "This was March of ...
Published on: Thu, 11 Jan 20:15:26 20 218
Questions the governor isn't asking
Eric Greitens, caught up in scandal, is clearly asking himself some hard questions: Can I still count on Republican support? Will I hang on to the governorship? Are my dreams of the White House still in play? To all these questions, he appears to tell ...
Published on: Tue, 23 Jan 21:47:26 1 46
Climate for press freedom worsens in Missouri, surrounding states
CPJ Press Freedom Online
Eric Greitens has called the media "fake news," refused interviews, and directed his staff to use software that immediately erases mobile chats. "The hostility to the press at the national level gives a free pass for state officials to use harmful ...
Published on: Thu, 18 Jan 17:56:05 1 11
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Missouri Governor Admits Affair, Denies Blackmail Allegations
"This was a deeply personal mistake", the couple posted on Twitter. He is the author of "Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life" and, according to a profile in St. Louis Magazine, has had presidential aspirations since he was a young man ...
Published on: Sun, 14 Jan 05:06:46 4 292