Government & Politics

May 6, 2014 8:46 AM

Missouri House to drop impeachment case against Gov. Jay Nixon

The GOP-led Missouri House is dropping its impeachment case against Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon. In a statement Tuesday, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said that although the committee found the charges against Nixon to be “serious,” the level of “willful misconduct” is insufficient “to warrant forwarding the impeachment resolutions to the full House of Representatives” for consideration.

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