Final Arguments Unfold at McDonnell Trial, Jurors To Begin Deliberations TuesdayThe 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 Wraps Up in Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell Trial 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.
McDonnell Daughter Testifies on Parents' Marriage 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 Virginia Governor Denies Corruption ChargesFormer 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.
Ex-Va. Governor Faces Questions From ProsecutorsFormer Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faced sharp questions Monday from prosecutors about details of his personal finances at his public corruption trial.
Defense: Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell's Wife Took Credit for Loans Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's wife sent text messages claiming exclusive credit for securing loans from a Virginia businessman whose largesse toward the couple is at the heart of their public corruption trial, according to evidence presented Tuesday.
Judge Denies McDonnells' Request to Dismiss Corruption Case A judge has rejected a request to dismiss charges against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife in their corruption trial.
Key Witness in Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell Trial: Gifts, But No AffairThe key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions — but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.
Rolex Passed Among Jurors in Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell Trial They were once friends, or at least friendly. Both were self-made men who'd soared far past their working-class background. One was a rising star of the Republican Party and potential vice-presidential pick. The other, a multimillionaire entrepreneur who owned a private jet.