JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | Missouri denies legal bills for lawyers of ex-Gov. Greitens
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A top Missouri official has decided not to pay the legal bills for attorneys who represented former Gov. Eric Greitens’ office against potential impeachment proceedings.
Office of Administration Commissioner Sarah Steelman said Thursday that it appears the primary beneficiary of their work was Greitens individually and that the attorneys weren’t needed for the governor’s office itself.
Steelman provided The Associated Press copies of letters denying $118,000 of invoices from Eddie Greim’s Kansas City-based firm and $64,000 from Connecticut-based attorney Ross Garber.