Bob McDonnell scandal
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell asked a judge for mercy for his wife, as well as himself, before being sentenced to two years in prison for public corruption.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once a top Republican prospect for national office, faces sentencing Tuesday for selling the influence of his office to the CEO of a dietary supplements company.
Kathleen L. Carmody said she voted for Bob McDonnell and thought he was “terrific for Virginia” as governor — but as a juror in McDonnell’s corruption trial, she was compelled to convict him.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, have been convicted in a public corruption case that accused them of conspiring to use his office to promote a businessman’s product in exchange for gifts.
Jurors put in a full day of deliberations Wednesday without reaching a verdict in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will answer questions about the state of his marriage when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court in Richmond.
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell struggled to rein in his wife’s erratic behavior, causing turmoil throughout the executive staff and nearly prompting a mass resignation among workers in the governor’s mansion, a defense witness testified Monday.
The wealthy businessman who showered former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife with thousands of dollars in gifts and loans tried to impress a cardiologist by having the then-first lady introduce him to movie director Steven Spielberg, the doctor testified Tuesday.
The onetime chief of staff to Virginia’s former first lady said Wednesday that she never saw any hint of a romantic relationship between her boss and a wealthy businessman.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking a court to delay introduction of evidence about his wife’s actions or statements in their corruption case.