What Blackmail Allegations Might Mean For Gov. Greitens, And How Cities Can Tackle Climate Change

Jan 11, 2018

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens admits having an affair before his run for state office, but denies allegations of blackmail.
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A story overnight from KMOV revealing a pre-candidacy affair by Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens overshadowed his State of the State Address, given just hours earlier. Included in the story was an allegation against the governor of blackmail. State lawmakers and political reporters recap the reports, and discuss how they could affect the Greitens' administration and the General Assembly. Then, a number of U.S. cities vowed to continue to fight climate change in the wake of Pres. Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement. But would cities — ours included — be better served by adapting to the changes brought on by global warming, rather than trying to stop it?