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.