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Jim Greer keeping mum - "for now"



Here’s some good news for Charlie Crist: Jim Greer, his former close friend and former state GOP Chairman, has decided against doing interviews since leaving prison a month ago. In a recently published tell-all book written by St. Petersburg author Peter Gollenbock, The Chairman: The Rise and Betrayal of Jim Greer, Greer castigates Crist as a self-absorbed liar and lightweight.

But Greer told Buzz today that - for now - he is declining interviews. Since completing his sentence for stealing more than $200,000 from the state party, Greer said he his focused on his family and future and “trying to put this nightmare behind me.”

[Last modified: Friday, August 1, 2014 4:44pm]


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