Bob McDonnell Accepted Bribes as Governor

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Date Originated: December of 2014
Categories: Bob McDonnell & Virginia
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife were charged in Federal Court for illegally accepting thousands of dollars in gifts, vacations, and loans from businessman Jonnie R. Williams Sr. in exchange for special treatment from the Governor. McDonnell is the first Governor to face federal charges in Virginia's long history. Update: Governor McDonnell was convicted on 11 counts. He will be sentenced on January 6th, 2015.
Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/former-va-gov-mcdonnell-and-wife-ch...
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