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Kimberly canada goose coats on sale Gardner, the St. Louis circuit attorney, charged Mr. Greitens with buy canada goose jacket one felony count of tampering with computer data in connection with the donor list.
Mr. Greitens, a Republican who was first elected governor in the Canada Goose Outlet 2016 race, already was facing a different felony charge, invasion of privacy. In January, he admitted canada goose factory sale that canadian goose jacket he had a sexual relationship with his former hairdresser while he was married. The woman has told a legislative committee that Mr. Greitens took cheap Canada Goose a nude or seminude picture of her without her consent, then threatened to make the canada goose clearance sale image public if she told anyone about their affair.
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His attorney, Ed Dowd, said in a separate statement: “This charge makes no sense at all.”
Mr. Dowd said that Mr. Greitens’s charity group had helped thousands of veterans uk canada goose and that Mr. Greitens had created it in “an extraordinary act of canada goose clearance public service.”
“The court will find Eric innocent of yet another absurd charge, and the people of Missouri will https://www.canadagooseoutlet4online.com learn the true motives behind this action soon canada goose uk outlet enough,” Mr. Dowd said. “This allegation is absurd, and Eric will be found innocent of this accusation in court.”
Earlier this week, Josh canada goose uk black friday Hawley, the attorney general of Canada Goose Parka Missouri and a Republican, said that he believed there was evidence that Mr. Greitens had committed a felony in obtaining the list. Mr. Hawley said that his canada goose uk shop office did not have jurisdiction to charge, so he turned over the evidence to Ms. Gardner’s office for consideration.
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Earlier this month, a House committee released an investigative report detailing damaging claims against canada goose jacket sale Mr. Greitens, including sworn testimony from his former hairdresser that he had slapped her and once coerced her into performing oral sex.
Mr. Greitens faces trial on the invasion of privacy count in St. Louis on May 14, and has said that he looks forward to clearing his name. He has rejected calls from canada goose store leaders in the Missouri Republican Party to resign from the governor’s office.