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Missouri governor: 'no blackmail,' 'no violence' in affair

 

January 21, 2018



JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In his first interview since acknowledging an extramarital affair, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens said Saturday that there was "no blackmail" and "no threat of violence" by him in what he described as a months-long "consensual relationship" with his former hairdresser.

Greitens told The Associated Press that he has no plans to resign from office as a result of the affair, despite calls to step aside from several Republican and Democratic state lawmakers.

"I'm staying. I'm staying," he said twice for emphasis, adding about his relationship with his wife, staff and s...



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