Thu 4 Sep, 2014 04:11 pm
Another darling of the GOP is going down!
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, wife found guilty on federal corruption charges
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife were convicted on public corruption charges Thursday, with a federal jury deciding that the ex-pol and his spouse took bribes to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement.
McDonnell was found guilty of 11 corruption-related charges, while his wife, Maureen, was found guilty of eight corruption-related charges and one obstruction of justice charge. The couple had jointly faced a 13-count indictment including charges related to corruption, bribery and fraud.