>> Under pressure from multiple scandals->> Good afternoon.>> Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is out.>> Today, I am announcing that I will resign as Governor of Missouri effective Friday, June 1st, at 5 PM.>> The first-term Republican governor's exit comes amid two separate scandals. The first involved a felony invasion of privacy charge, that in 2015 he took a photo of a naked woman without her consent.
He was having an affair with the woman at the time.>> This is a political witch hunt.>> Greitens denied any criminal wrong doing and called the relationship consensual. That charge was later dropped.>> Thank you very much.>> The second scandal involves computer tampering charges related to his political fundraising.
Citing millions of dollars in legal fees and personal attacks, he said he could not bear the pain any longer.>> And it's clear that for the forces that oppose us, there is no end in sight.>> Greitens said he would now be focusing on quote, those who have been wounded.