(KFVS) - In light of recent allegations against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, Republican Doug Libla of Poplar Bluff has asked the Missouri Attorney General to investigate the claims.
Libla, who represents Missouri's 25th District, sent a letter Thursday morning asking Josh Hawley to open a formal investigation.
On Wednesday, Jan. 10, St. Louis affiliate KMOV released a report in which a man claimed his now ex-wife had an extramarital affair with Greitens. The man claimed that Greitens took an explicit photo of the woman in an effort to blackmail her to keep the relationship quiet.
Late Wednesday night, Greitens admitted to the affair which reportedly happened in March 2015.
In his letter to Hawley, Libla wrote:
Missouri Senator Jamilah Nasheed is calling on Greitens to resign following the allegations.
Hawley's spokesperson, Loree Anne Paradise, released the following statement when asked for a response to Libla's request: