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      Federal investigators have been briefed on allegations of sexual misconduct and potential campaign finance violations by Missouri Governor Eric Greitens.
     During a legislative hearing Thursday, Representative Jay Barnes said he spoke to the FBI this year about the testimony of a Greitens' campaign aide who described attempts to conceal donors to Greitens' campaign.
    The hearing by a special House committee considering whether to recommend Greitens' impeachment also questioned an attorney for a man whose ex-wife has testified that Greitens bound, blindfolded and took a partially nude photo of her during a sexual encounter in 2015.
    Attorney Al Watkins said that in late January or early February 2017 he provided the FBI with a copy of an audio recording the man secretly made of his then-wife describing her interaction with Greitens.
    Watkins said he also gave the FBI with photos of cash he received in January 2018 from The Missouri Times publisher Scott Faughn as Watkins was working to publicize the audio recording.
    The legislative committee has also been probing the motivation and means by which news of Greitens' affair first became public in January. Greitens' attorneys have suggested his political opponents are out to get him.
 

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