Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The spokesman for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says there is “zero truth” to rumors that the Republican governor will resign.

Social media was buzzing with resignation rumors Friday, even though the governor has said he would not step down, despite calls from five Republican lawmakers earlier this week urging him to do so.

Spokesman Parker Briden said Friday that any rumor that Greitens will resign “is totally false.”

The governor posted to Facebook twice Friday, one post regarding a new program he is proposing called the “Jobs and Infrastructure Fund.”

Greitens admitted last week to a 2015 affair with his St. Louis hairdresser, but called it a private matter that he and his wife are addressing. The governor has denied allegations that he took a partially-nude photo of the woman and threatened to use it if she spoke about the affair.

(© Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s