Missouri Governor Greitens resigns amid sexual misconduct scandal
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens (R). Photo: Michael Thomas/ Getty Images
Why it matters: The 43-year-old former Navy SEAL and Rhodes Scholar, had been viewed by some Republicans as a national rising star. Per the New York Times’ Alex Burns, Greitens was also seen as a potential future presidential candidate. Greitens said less than two weeks ago that he won’t quit despite a criminal charge.