Report on affair triggers calls for Missouri governor to resign

Gov. Greitens calls this a witch hunt

A special Missouri state House committee released a report on Wednesday detailing an extramarital affair Gov. Eric Greitens (R) had with his hairdresser, who was not identified. The woman testified under oath that Greitens groped her, spanked her, and coerced her to perform a sexual act. She also said he took a photo of her semi-nude and blindfolded, and threatened to release it if she divulged the affair. A grand jury indicted Greitens in February on an invasion of privacy charge. Greitens, who did not cooperate with the GOP-led investigation, called it a “political witch hunt” on Wednesday. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley (R), who is running for Senate, and Sen. Claire McCaskill (D) both urged Greitens to resign.

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