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.
The jury began deliberations Tuesday in the corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison if jurors conclude that the couple sold the influence of his office to a wealthy vitamin executive seeking legitimacy for his company’s signature product.
The corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife has boiled down to this: Did they knowingly trade special favors for the $165,000 in loans and gifts they admit they took from a dietary supplements promoter?
Testimony has wrapped up in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. Closing arguments are set for Friday morning.
The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that her parents’ marriage had been troubled for many years and her mom developed “a mild obsession” with the Virginia businessman whose gifts to the family are at the heart of the McDonnells’ corruption trial.
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell wrapped up a grueling four-plus days on the witness stand Tuesday by emphatically denying that he did special favors for a wealthy businessman in exchange for more than $165,000 in gifts, trips and loans.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faced sharp questions Monday from prosecutors about details of his personal finances at his public corruption trial.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Friday that there was nothing inappropriate about taking two loans totaling $70,000 from a wealthy vitamin entrepreneur who had asked nothing of him other than calling his father on his 80th birthday.
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell wrote a long, forlorn email to his wife three years ago trying to save his marriage.