The Justice Department on September 8 announced that it is dropping its corruption case against former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
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The U.S. Supreme Court Monday unanimously vacated former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s eleven corruption convictions.
The decision overturned the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals which had upheld guilty verdicts against McDonnell and his wife.… Continue Reading
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia and his wife Maureen sobbed in federal court when a jury convicted them Thursday of corruption following a five week trial that at times resembled a TV soap opera.… Continue Reading
Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell took the witness stand in his corruption trial in Richmond this week, building the defense that he couldn’t have been in a criminal conspiracy with his wife Maureen because their 38-year marriage was so bad they hardly talked to each other.… Continue Reading
In testimony Monday, a former top aide to the ex governor of Viriginia described the former first lady as a flirtatious, unstable bully with a quick temper.
Janet Kelly, a defense witness, said Maureen McDonnell’s tantrums against the staff at the governor’s mansion strained the first couple’s marriage.… Continue Reading
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were charged in a federal indictment Tuesday with taking bribes from a businessman in exchange for political favors.
McDonnell, a Republican, becomes the first governor of Virginia to face criminal charges.… Continue Reading