Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Hanaway Calls for Greitens to Return Money He Received from Donor Accused of Sexual Assault

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Hanaway Calls for Greitens to Return Money He Received from Donor Accused of Sexual Assault

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JEFFERSON CITY * Missouri gubernatorial candidate Catherine Hanaway is calling on opponent Eric Greitens to return campaign contributions from a Silicon Valley venture capitalist who is accused of sexual assault.

Campaign finance records show Michael Goguen has donated $1 million to Greitens' campaign. Media outlets have reported that a woman sued Goguen in San Mateo County, Calif., court last week alleging he "sexually, physically and emotionally" assaulted her for 13 years, beginning in 2001 when they met.

The suit alleges that Goguen agreed to pay her $40 million for her to keep quiet about the assaults, but that he stopped cooperating after paying $10 million.

"I call on Mr. Greitens to cut all ties to Mr. Goguen and to send back his campaign contributions, now," Hanaway said in a news release. "If he does not, serious questions must be raised about Mr. …

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