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tv   Missouri Governor Resignation Announcement  CSPAN  May 30, 2018 3:35pm-3:43pm EDT

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>> missouri governor eric greitens is resigning. "the st. louis post-dispatch" writing, the governor abruptly announced he is stepping down effective 5:00 p.m. friday in an impeachment effort. a nexternor admitted to her marital affair but denied allegations he threatened his lover with a compromising photograph. bash last night's announcements to reporters -- announcement to reporters in jefferson city. brighton's: -- ens: today i amn
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announcing that i will resign as governor of missouri effective friday, june first. i came to office to fight for the people of missouri, to fight for the forgotten. i love missouri and i love our people. that love remains. to all of those who have worked beside me, sweated beside me, those who gave their time, their energy and their process -- their precious resources, so that we could pursue our ambition, taking missouri in a new and better direction. we have accomplished a lot together. i am proud of you, and i am proud of all of our work. the last few months have been incredibly difficult for me, for
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my family, for my team, for my manyds and for many, people that i love. has been designed to cause an incredible amount of strain on my family. millions of dollars of mounting legal bills, endless personal attacks, designed to cause maximum damage to family and friends. legal harassment of colleagues, friends and campaign workers, and it is clear that for the forces that oppose us there is no end in sight. i cannot allow those forces to continue to cause pain and difficulty to the people that i love. i know, and people of good faith no, that i am not perfect, but i
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have not broken any laws or committed any offense worthy of this treatment. i will let the fairness of this process be judged by history. it has been a great honor and a privilege to serve as your governor. traveling the state, i have talked to many of you harbor extraordinary anger at this ordeal, and for those who have pushed and promoted. it --hed and remote it pushed and promoted it. for those who have sought vengeance, let us and god pursue justice. we have done, as we have always done, worked to improve the lives of those around us. this is not the end of our fight.
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i will always be a fighter for the people of missouri. a great deal of work is left undone. to time has come, though, tend to those who have been care for those who need us most. moment, let us walk off the battlefield with our heads held high. we have a good and proud story to tell our children. let's love them and each other every day. yougod continue to bless and to bless the great state of missouri. [reporters yelling questions] >> governor, are you going to answer questions at any point? >> commencement speeches, all
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this week in prime time terry tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern, hillary clinton, rex tillerson, james mattis and canadian prime minister justin trudeau. thursday at 8:00 p.m. eastern, cook, governor john kasich, governor kate brown and congressman luis gutierrez. friday at 8:00 p.m., jimmy carter, at the devos, representative mark meadows and atlantic mayor keisha lance bottoms. ons week in prime time c-span and and on the free c-span radio app. q and a, patricia book, "thecusses her moralist: woodrow wilson and the world the major go >> there is a lot of --chological red literature psychological literature about wilson, and i have read it.
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but i think it just reduced him to ethical tangles and things like that. i couldn't do with it on the strength of my known -- strength of my own knowledge on the he was a father. some people have said his stubbornness later in life was a reaction to his father's strictness. and they can point to a story where his father made him revise a little thing that he wrote a whole bunch of times. and the suppositions are that wilson resented this, that he was a good boy and he put up with it. but when you read every mention, about hiss letters father, they are worshipful. he never had an unkind word to say about his father, a presbyterian minister. night on c-span's q and a. bono, front man for the band
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u2, received the first ever george w. bush metal for humanitarian contributions. joins theceremony, he former president and former white house chief of staff josh bolten in conversation at the bush library. [applause] >> thank you. thank you, very much. [cheers] thank you, very much. 2002 and we march -- we were about to go to monterrey, mexico for a conference


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