Tag: The Mission Continues

BREAKING: Greitens invasion of privacy case dismissed, Gardner seeking special prosecutor

The felony invasion of privacy case against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was dismissed Monday after the circuit attorney’s office stated they will seek a special prosecutor to handle the case. The case was suddenly dismissed after both sides went into Circuit Judge Rex Burlison’s chambers, following the meeting — a spokesman for the circuit attorney said the charges will be refiled with special prosecutor. This comes after Greitens’ defense stated they would be seeking to […]

New investigative committee report claims Greitens lied about The Mission Continues donor list

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A new report issued by the House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight outlines the committee’s investigation into Gov. Eric Greitens and his use of a donor list from his former charity, The Mission Continues. According to the report, Greitens lied to the Missouri Ethics Commission about taking the donor list and using it to raise campaign funds. In October 2016, Greitens was directly asked by The Associated Press if his campaign […]

Greitens charged with two felony counts regarding the use of a donor list from nonprofit charity during his campaign

By Brian Robbins and Ben Striker Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has been charged with two additional felony counts with the use of a donor list from his nonprofit charity during his gubernatorial campaign in 2015. The news was announced by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner on Friday afternoon. According to the Circuit Attorney’s Office, Gardner charged Greitens regarding two counts of tampering with computer data: modifying or destroying, disclosing or accessing for an incident […]

Hawley says Greitens may have committed a felony in using donor list, hands over evidence to St. Louis Circuit Attorney

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced Tuesday he has uncovered a potential felony violation by Gov. Eric Greitens. In a press conference held at his office, Hawley said the violation is related to Greitens’ nonprofit, The Mission Continues, and that he has turned evidence over to the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office. “In the course of this investigation, we have uncovered evidence of wrongdoing that goes beyond Missouri’s charity laws,” Hawley said. “To […]

The Mission continues looks to distance themselves from founder and embattled Governor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As the circle continues tightening around the embattled governor of Missouri, it seems that some of those most closely tied to Gov. Eric R. Greitens are jumping ship to distance themselves from the tumultuous times the Governor is facing. The Mission Continues, a charity organization started by Greitens in 2007, released a letter this week following news that Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office would be opening an inquiry into the […]

Rowden talks ‘doing the right thing’ on This Week in Missouri Politics

ST. LOUIS — For the second week in a row, Gov. Eric Greitens dominated headlines and was the main topic of discussion on This Week in Missouri Politics. In the past week, the House has moved forward with an investigation into the governor and several legislators have called for his resignation. “My resignation call was because I don’t envision a scenario where the governor will be in a place where he can lead in the […]