Greitens cancels plans to attend Governor's Conference
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) —
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has canceled plans to attend an annual meeting of the nation's governors following his indictment stemming from an extramarital affair.
A spokeswoman for the National Governors Association told The St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Greitens has informed the organization he won't be attending the group's weekend meeting in Washington.
An indictment released Thursday charges the Republican governor with felony invasion of privacy. Prosecutors allege he took a compromising photo of a woman without her knowledge or consent during an affair in March 2015, before he was elected.
Greitens has admitted to having an affair. He says he made a mistake but "did not commit a crime."
He was released on a personal recognizance bond Thursday that permits him to travel freely throughout the U.S.