A high-powered couple could be headed to prison. Virginia’s former governor and his wife have been convicted of corruption for taking designer gowns, vacations and other lavish gifts from a businessman.
Jurors have their work cut out for them on day two of deliberations in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife took bribes and used their political muscle to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement because they were in deeply in debt and couldn’t refuse the more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer dresses and a Rolex watch, prosecutors said Friday.
The jury in the trial of former Virginia first couple Bob and Maureen McDonnell hear closing arguments in their corruption trial Friday.
A friend of Maureen McDonnell has suggested that the Virginia former first lady was easily manipulated by the wealthy businessman who showered her and her husband with gifts and loans.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he was “darn angry” when he found out state police asked his wife about the couple’s relationship to a vitamin entrepreneur.
Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell on the stand again in his corruption trial. He and his wife are accused of taking extravagant gifts from a Virginia businessman.
It’s the biggest political scandal Virginia has ever seen play out in a courtroom. The bombshell revelations against former governor Bob McDonnell and his wife keep coming.
He was seen by many as a GOP presidential contender but now the former governor of Virginia continues his fall from grace as he and his wife stand trial on allegations that they used the power of his office for their own personal financial gain.
A company that provides kitchen exhaust cleaning services to restaurants, government entities and large organizations is moving its headquarters from Maryland to Virginia.
Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking the board that oversees Washington Dulles International Airport to reconsider its vote to build an underground Metrorail station.