Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R) announced his resignation on Tuesday after facing months of pressure over two scandals, one about non-consensual sexual activity and invasion of privacy, and the other about illegal campaign practices. Greitens, a former Navy SEAL, admitted to an extramarital affair but denied his former lover's allegation that he took a nude photo of her without her permission, and threatened to use it to blackmail her. Separately, Greitens was indicted in St. Louis for allegedly illegally obtaining a donor list from a veterans' charity he founded, and using it for his 2016 campaign. State lawmakers had convened in a special session to start considering evidence that could have led to Greitens' impeachment.
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