Robert McDonnell, the former governor of Virginia from 2010 through earlier this year, was found guilty by jury on Thursday of 11 counts involving corrupt conduct carried out while running the state.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were convicted of corruption charges Thursday at the end of a dramatic, emotional trial that pitted husband against wife and destroyed the political future of a Republican once considered
RICHMOND, Va. — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife were convicted Thursday of using his office to promote a dietary supplement in exchange for gifts in a public corruption case that derailed the career of a onetime rising Republican star.
For all the degradations of the trial — a process that pitted Bob and Maureen McDonnell against each other and disclosed embarrassing aspects of their lives as a couple — there was a cathartic aspect to the long-awaited showdown in court. After
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and his wife Maureen were found guilty on corruption charges on Thursday. Bob McDonnell was found guilty of 11 of 13 corruption charges against him. His wife was found guilty of nine of 13, according to the AP.