(Patriot Insider) – Last Friday, Missouri’s state Supreme Court ordered that Democrat St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner comply with a records request to reveal details concerning her failed prosecution of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens.
According to The Western Journal, back in 2018, Gardner, who was one of the first county prosecutors who was bankrolled by communist America-hating billionaire George Soros, made accusations against Greitens of taking what is being referred to as a “compromising photograph” of a woman he had an affair with.
“Gardner also hired a former FBI agent to investigate the purported felony privacy invasion charge against the governor because local police refused to join her on the case. Her investigator, ex-FBI agent William Tisaby, ended up pleading guilty to one misdemeanor count of evidence tampering in the case,” the report said.
“Were it not for his guilty plea, the corrupt ex-FBI agent was to be tried on six counts of perjury and one count of evidence tampering with an indictment that accused him of hiding evidence and lying during the investigation into Greitens, who is currently running for U.S. Senate,” the WJ said.
The court made a quick sentencing for Tisaby giving him probation and then turning right around and suspending the sentence they handed out and released him.
Greitens, who has maintained from the very beginning that he did not take any sort of compromising photos of anyone, was so hurt politically by all of this that he resigned from his position.
After the incident came to an end, in July of 2019, John Solomon from Just the News filed the public records request mentioned earlier under Missouri’s Sunshine Law in order to obtain records for several years worth of communications between Gardner and the Missouri Workforce Housing Association, state Representatives Stacy Newman and Jay Barnes, among several other individuals.
After ignoring the request, Gardner refused to comply with it, making the claim that the documents that were being requested were not subject to the Sunshine Law.
“Solomon filed an appeal of Gardner’s refusal and won. But Gardner took her case to the state Supreme Court. Now, the state’s highest court has refused to hear Gardner’s final appeal and ordered her to hand over the documents,” the report stated.
The court then went on to rule that Gardner would also have to pay Solomon’s attorney and his court fees.
“I am grateful for the Missouri Supreme Court for ruling that the public interest should prevail here,” Solomon went on to say in a statement. “The Missouri voters and the American public deserve to know what went on in this case, and we now have an opportunity to tell them the facts. A special thanks to Southeastern Legal Foundation for its incredible work on this. We look forward to making all the information we want in this case public as soon as it’s delivered by Ms. Gardner’s office.”
“Today is a great day for public transparency,” Kimberly Hermann, general counsel for the Southeastern Legal Foundation, then added. “We have been fighting alongside John Solomon for nearly three years to obtain public records showing Kimberly Gardner’s communications with liberal megadonor George Soros. Gardner has exhausted her appeals and our legal win is now final.”
“We look forward to receiving all of the records and releasing them to the public,” Hermann remarked.
“Gardner ultimately admitted to wrongdoing in the investigation into Greitens. The admission came during an April 11 disciplinary hearing during which Gardner arrived at a deal with the Missouri Office of Disciplinary Counsel, the organization that oversees attorney licensing in the state,” the report stated.
During the proceeding, both Gardner and the panel that represented the counsel agreed to enter a reprimand on Gardner’s record. A reprimand is a formal acknowledgement that will be put on her license forever, according to a report from KMOV-TV.
The final decision concerning punishment will be put before the Missouri Supreme Court later on this year.
As you might imagine, Eric Greitens was thrilled by Gardner’s admission of wrongdoing.
“Today’s groundbreaking decision reaffirms what we have known all along — Soros-funded prosecutor Kim Gardner conducted a political witch hunt,” Greitens went on to say in a tweet on Monday.
Today’s groundbreaking decision reaffirms what we have known all along—Soros-funded prosecutor Kim Gardner conducted a political witch hunt. pic.twitter.com/vvvKNMBiHh
— Eric Greitens (@EricGreitens) April 11, 2022
“Gardner has been blasted by the courts before. In July, St. Louis Circuit Judge Jason Sengheiser accused her of job abandonment for refusing to send someone to court to represent the state in a murder case,” the Western Journal reported.
Sengheiser was then forced to toss out the case against the accused killer.
“The Court does not take this action without significant consideration for the implications it may have for public safety. Although presumed innocent, defendant has been charged with the most serious of crimes,” Sengheiser stated from the bench.
“In a case like this where the Circuit Attorney’s Office has essentially abandoned its duty to prosecute those it charges with crimes, the court must impartially enforce the law and any resultant threat to public safety is the responsibility of the Circuit Attorney’s Office,” the judge said.
This is a massive deal. It’s always great to see folks who have engaged in corruption and who have attempted to abuse their power to push an agenda brought down. Hopefully, we’ll see more of that at every level.
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