New allegations against Missouri Governor

Eric Greitens is facing possible impeachment proceedings as fellow lawmakers ask him to step down. ABC News' Diane Macedo reports.
2:15 | 04/12/18

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Now we turn now to political crisis in Missouri. Yeah the governor there is facing a possible impeachment proceeding is already facing a felony charge but now there's a new more damaging claim. About an affair with his former stylist. Missouri governor Aric crichton started defending himself even before a house committee released a report on used when he fifteen affair. Let's call this what it is. A political witch hunt now based on the testimony of someone who said under oath. That they may be remembering this through a dream. The report comes from a woman's graphic testimony the governor admits having an affair with her before he was elected. But denies any violence let me be very clear about this this is not a which aren't. And the committee had no political agenda. In the scandalous report the woman testified that in 2013 Greg his letter to his basement. Taped her hands blindfolded her ripped open her shirt. And pull down her pants. All too what's the woman says she did not consent the accuser says she then heard a picture being taken. And grains allegedly said don't even mention my name to anybody at all because if you do I'm going to take these pictures and I'm going to put them everywhere I can. The woman admits they had several sexual encounters after that incident according to the report the married father of two also allegedly slapped his mistress. After she told him she was still intimate with her husband during the affair. Slaps you in the office. What kind of man doesn't. What kind what would domestic violence awareness to pave the way women are women children how could he possibly do that so he's a male. The testimony contradicts crichton's previous statements. When he denied any threats of violence and claimed it was a consensual affair its state charges in falsehoods aren't gonna stop us we just saw governor that took absolutely no responsibility. For anything at all it was an absolute disgrace he was absolutely this terrible and it is time for him to resign. Missouri senator Claire McCaskill and the State's attorney general calling for Greg is to resign. As lawmakers decide whether to call a special session to discuss a possible impeachment. And that special session would be held next month when lawmakers would consider what penalties if any credence to face.

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