Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell
Three federal appeals court judges focused Tuesday on whether favors then-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell did for a wealthy benefactor amounted to “official acts” that led to his convictions on 11 public corruption counts.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says in court papers that the favors he did for a wealthy businessman were routine courtesies and not part of a bribery scheme.
Federal prosecutors say there is plenty of evidence to support former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s public corruption convictions.
Federal prosecutors say former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s appeal of his corruption convictions doesn’t present any arguments strong enough to warrant allowing him to remain free on bail.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is renewing his request to remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions.
A federal judge had delayed the 2015 sentencing of former first lady Maureen McDonnell on nine public corruption convictions.
Newly filed tax documents show the legal fund for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell raised $78,000 during the last quarter.
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.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell told jurors Friday he was both innocent and contrite as he ended his third straight day of testifying in his corruption trial.