Jefferson City, Mo -- The Missouri legislature has called itself into a special session on Thursday to consider impeaching Gov. Eric Greitens following allegations of sexual misconduct and misuse of charity resources.
House and senate leaders announcing that they had gathered petition signatures from more than 3/4 of all lawmakers in each chamber, which is the threshold required in the state constitution.
House Speaker Todd Richardson said, “The house and the senate agree that the committee should have the time it needs to conduct a fair thorough and timely investigation”.
The special session will start on May 18, 2018. Greitens' invasion of privacy trial is set for May 14.