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Missouri governor declares he will remain in office despite scandal

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At a news conference in Jefferson City, the Missouri capital, Governor Eric Greitens, 44, a Republican, said he was the victim of a “political witch hunt” stemming from a “private mistake” that had nothing to do with his job as governor. Greitens was indicted in February on a single felony count of invasion of privacy, accused of taking a compromising photograph of a woman without her consent, then making it accessible by computer for the purpose of preventing her from disclosing their sexual relationship. Greitens, a former U.S. Navy SEAL who was elected in 2016, has been under pressure from politicians in both parties to step down since he was indicted, but the governor said he had no intention of resigning.
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