Latest Eric Greitens News

GOP candidate Schmitt a no-show at Senate debate in Missouri

Sep. 16, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

LAKE OZARK, Mo. (AP) — Missouri U.S. Senate candidate Trudy Busch Valentine called for compassion for immigrants, criticized the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade and pressed the need to address climate change during a candidate forum before a gathering of journalists on Friday —...

Judge: Greitens case sent to Texas partly to limit publicity

Sep. 09, 2022 11:34 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The judge in the child custody case involving former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens ruled that it should move to Texas because his two sons now spend most of their time there, and to better protect the boys from public scrutiny, according to a court document obtained Thursday by...

AP seeks ex-Missouri Gov. Greitens' child custody record

Sep. 06, 2022 14:13 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Associated Press has joined The Kansas City Star's motion to get a sealed court record from former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’ child custody case. The Star and the AP argue that a decision to make the record off-limits to the public to protect the former...

Missouri judge moves Greitens custody case to Texas

Sep. 01, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A child custody case between former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and his ex-wife has been moved to Texas. Sheena Greitens’ lawyer confirmed to the Kansas City Star Wednesday that the judge decided the case should continue in Texas, where Sheena Greitens is a...

Missouri Supreme Court reprimands St. Louis prosecutor

Aug. 30, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday reprimanded St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner for mistakes made in the 2018 prosecution of then-Gov. Eric Greitens, but agreed with an advisory counsel's decision that suspension of her law license or disbarment were not merited. The brief...

Independent John Wood leaves Missouri's U.S. Senate race

Aug. 23, 2022 16:41 PM EDT

John Wood, a Republican running as an independent in the U.S. Senate race in Missouri, announced Tuesday that he was withdrawing from the race. Wood said on Twitter that he decided not to challenge Republican Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Democratic nominee Trudy Busch Valentine...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Aug. 10, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Aug. 8 The Wall Street Journal on Trump's Senate nominees: Donald Trump now has the Senate nominees he wanted to win Republican primaries. We’ll soon learn if they can win in November, or...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Aug. 09, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

Kansas City Star. August 3, 2022. Editorial: Missouri Republicans to Eric Greitens: Go away. Again. And stay away forever Eric Greitens thought Missouri GOP voters had short memories. He imagined they would welcome him when he came roaring back with...

With Greitens out, independent is new challenge for Schmitt

Aug. 03, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

Associated Press (AP) — Republican leaders got their wish with the defeat of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens in the U.S. Senate primary. Now, they face another complication: A well-funded, right-leaning political newcomer who could splinter some of the Republican and independent vote in...

Takeaways: Abortion backlash in Kansas, Greitens' collapse

Aug. 03, 2022 12:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In one of the biggest days of this year's primary campaign season, voters rejected a measure that would have made it easier to restrict abortion rights in red-state Kansas and repudiated a scandal-tarred former governor seeking a U.S. Senate seat in Missouri. ...