Soros-funded prosecutor in St. Louis admits to wrongdoing in Greitens case
Gardner appeared before the Missouri Office of Disciplinary Counsel.
St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner on Monday admitted to wrongdoing before a state legal board in a case she prosecuted against former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and will accept a reprimand, according to news reports.
Gardner appeared before the Missouri Office of Disciplinary Counsel in a St. Louis County courthouse for claims of prosecutorial misconduct. Both sides agreed to a reprimand, but the Missouri Supreme Court will decide disciplinary actions, according to KMOV TV.
Gardner, who has had financial campaign support from liberal megadonor George Soros, was accused in a 73-page report of failing to disclose evidence to Greitens' lawyers, misrepresenting evidence and other ethical violations, the CBS-TV affiliate also reports.
Greitens is now running in the Republican primary of an open U.S. Senate seat representing Missouri in Congress.