The former Virginia governor tries to sway the jury in his public corruption trial.
(Richard Johnson / The Washington Post)
Mary Pat Flaherty
Judge James R. Spencer keeps questioning moving in the former Virginia governor’s corruption trial
(Bob Brown / AP)
Laura Vozzella, Matt Zapotosky and Rosalind S. Helderman
Former Virginia governor’s strategy of showcasing his marital strife carries significant risk, legal observers say.
(Steve Helber / AP)
Matt Zapotosky, Rosalind S. Helderman and Steve Hendrix
Former Virginia governor Robert McDonnell testified that he ironed out the details of a $50,000 loan.
Rosalind S. Helderman, Matt Zapotosky and Steve Hendrix
In second day on the stand, ex-Va. governor testifies he was blindsided by gifts and loans made to his wife.
Matt Zapotosky, Rosalind S. Helderman and Laura Vozzella
The former Virginia governor takes the witness stand, insisting he gave Star Scientific and Jonnie Williams Sr. nothing other than routine access to government.
Rosalind S. Helderman, Matt Zapotosky and Rachel Weiner
Robert McDonnell’s sister testified about her relationship with her sister-in-law and the first couple’s finances.
But staff found his wife difficult and worried she might have a mental illness, according to trial testimony.
(P. Kevin Morley / Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Matt Zapotosky and Rosalind S. Helderman
The former Virginia governor is expected to take the witness stand as he fights federal corruption charges.
Rosalind S. Helderman
The trial for the former Va. governor will continue Monday, when the defense is set to begin its case.