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Embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens wins at least temporary court victory

Attorneys representing the state of Missouri stated Monday they're going to drop a criminal invasion of privateness charge against Gov. Eric Greitens, after the lawyer prosecuting the case was named as a witness within the trial, CNN reported. The determination would possibly only mark a short lived victory for Greitens as prosecutors stated they plan to call either a unique prosecutor or considered one of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner's assistants to refile the charge and move forward with the case. Greitens's workforce named Gardner as a possible defense witness, something her administrative center's observation called a tactic "to distract people from the defendant's actions," the news website online stated. Greitens confronted the invasion of privateness charge stemming from a photograph he allegedly took of a woman with whom he had an affair, when she was certain and blindfolded, and then allegedly threatened to show the photograph. The governor has additionally been charged with criminal computer tampering with regards to his campaign's alleged use of a charity donor list.