Greitens' attorney says "no truth" to resignation rumors

3 months 3 days 18 hours ago Friday, January 19 2018 Jan 19, 2018 Friday, January 19, 2018 1:21:00 PM CST January 19, 2018 in News
By: Maggie Madro, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

ST. LOUIS - Governor Greitens' attorney said Friday the rumors about Greitens possibly resigning hold "zero truth".

Rumors of Greitens' resignation are all over social media, but his attorney, James Bennett, said, "There is zero truth to the rumor and the governor is at work and looking forward to serving our state."

Last week, KMOV in St. Louis reported a woman had an affair with Greitens in 2015. The woman's ex-husband said Greitens also tried to blackmail the woman by taking a nude photo of her and threatening to release the photo if she came forward.

Greitens has admitted to the affair but denies the blackmail allegations.

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