Attorney for Missouri Senate candidate Eric Greitens pushes political conspiracy in hearing over cellphone records
Eric Greitens, who is now running for a U.S. Senate seat, speaks at the St. Charles Convention Center in Missouri in 2018.. - Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS

COLUMBIA, Mo. — An attorney for former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Tuesday sought to use a court hearing to advance the idea that allegations of abusive behavior by Greitens are part of a political conspiracy against him — an accusation flatly denied by an attorney for his ex-wife, Sheena Greitens. At the Boone County courthouse, Eric Greitens’ attorney Gary Stamper told Associated Circuit Judge Leslie Schneider that he is seeking the cellphone records of Sheena Greitens and two other people to “confirm a sad suspicion.” Stamper said he wanted to determine whether someone provided journalis...