Former Missouri governor Eric Greitens was exonerated of campaign finance charges Thursday, ending a 20-month ethics committee investigation.
Greitens faced allegations that he solicited illegal campaign contributions and failed to disclose campaign donors, among other infractions. After investigating for nearly two years, the Missouri Ethics Commission (MEC) released an order Thursday finding “no evidence of any wrongdoing on the part of Eric Greitens.”
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“After a review of the complaint, 235 pages of supporting documentation; the issuance of 23 subpoenas, which resulted in the production of roughly 8,000 multi-page documents, emails, and videos; approximately 20 interviews conducted by Commission investigators, and a review of publicly available documents provided on the Internet by the Federal Election Commission, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Federal Communications…