The sensational story, circulated by an angry ex-husband, broke just after one of the Republican Party's rising stars delivered his state-of-the-state address. - From Washington Post
Eric Greitens (R), responding to media reports, acknowledged Wednesday night that he was unfaithful to his wife “a few years ago” before being elected.
Eric took responsibility, and we dealt with this together honestly and privately.” Greitens, 44, is a relatively new star in the Republican Party who boasts an extraordinary résumé: Former Navy SEAL and Lt.
Louis broke the story about his affair with his former hairdresser in 2015.
The outrageous claims of improper contact regarding these almost three-year-ago events are a lie.” The whole story, which had been the stuff of wild rumors for weeks, originated with the spurned ex-husband, who told KMOV that the relationship between Greitens and the man’s then-wife had led to the breakup of their marriage.
Lead on and God Bless!” Here is the full statement, as posted on Facebook, by Greitens and his wife and the couple’s lawyer: I wanted to share with you some statements that are important in light of news you may have seen tonight.