FBI opened inquiry into Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens

The FBI recently opened an inquiry into Gov. Eric Greitens, two US officials told CNN, as he fights an allegation of blackmail and faces calls to resign.

While the FBI has not commented on the existence of any inquiry or formal investigation into Greitens, the St. Louis circuit attorney's office announced last week that it is investigating Greitens' conduct following an explosive story that forced the Republican governor to acknowledge having had an extramarital affair and confront an allegation of blackmail.James Bennett, Greitens' lawyer, told CNN on Friday that the governor "has not been contacted at any time by the FBI, and we are not awar...