First came a public admission from Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri that he had been unfaithful to his wife. What followed was a dizzying series of events: calls for his resignation, two felony charges, the release of a report filled with graphic and troubling details and a threat of impeachment.
Then on Tuesday, Mr. Greitens abruptly announced he would step down.
So how did a governor’s affair lead to political chaos, a legal battle in Missouri and finally his resignation?