The Missouri GOP is claiming billionaire George Soros in behind the prosecution of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, citing $200,000 was given to Attorney Kim Gardner by Soros to seek a case against the governor.
From The Hill: The Missouri Republican Party on Friday suggested that billionaire and Democrat mega-donor George Soros was behind the prosecution of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R), who now is facing felony charges for invasion of privacy.
The party's executive director Sam Cooper cited $200,000 given to St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner as political motivation to seek the case against Greitens.
"Kim Gardner has received more than $200,000 from George Soros groups," the party chief said in a statement. "Missourians should see this for what it is, a political hit job."
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