Missouri's governor Eric Greitens resigns following assault allegations
The Guardian -------- Missouri’s governor and Republican rising star Eric Greitens abruptly announced his resignation on Tuesday, after a scandal involving an extramarital affair with his former hairdresser that led to a broader investigation by prosecutors and state legislators. The 44-year-old governor, known as a brash outsider whose resume as a Rhodes Scholar and Navy Seal officer made him stand out in the party, made the announcement nearly 17 months after taking the oath as Missouri’s state chief executive with a pledge to root out “corrupt career politicians”. The investigations of him widened to include questions about whether he had violated the law in financing his campaign. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.