Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigns, ending political career

As reported by KCTV NEWS 5 After just over a year on the job, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announced that he will resign the office.

Greitens resigns amid a sexual misconduct scandal and allegations of misusing a charity list.

Governor Eric Greitens made the statement from the Governor’s Office at 4:15 p.m. today Tuesday May 29th 2018.

Missouri Lieutenant Governor Michael L. Parson will step in as Governor.

He served in the Missouri Senate from 2011-2017 and the Missouri House of Representatives from 2005-2011.

Before entering the legislature, Parson served as the Sheriff of Polk County from 1993-2005 and is a six-year veteran from the U.S. Army.

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