In one week Former Governor McDonnell and his wife go on trial for alleged corruption charges in a politically motivated waste of prosecutorial and judicial resources. Be prepared for a circus, and an uninspiring outcome. The trial begins On July 28, 2014 in the courtroom…
A federal judge has rejected the McDonnells’ arguments that the prosecution’s case is based on a misinterpretation of applicable law. But the judge paves the way for Gov. McDonnell’s “everybody was doing it” defense.
As expected, criminal charges have now been filed against the former Governor and First Lady of Virginia. Prosecutors allege that Governor McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, accepted illegal gifts in exchange for official favors. The former governor issued the following statement in which he claimed…