Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Bob McDonnell and Maureen McDonnell – The Dirty Side of Politics
Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are facing a 14-count indictment for their alleged financial interactions and dealings with the former head of Star Scientific, Jonnie Williams (JW). Allegedly, Star Scientific was picked as the preferred dietary supplement provider to the McDonnell administration in exchange for “gifts”, more commonly known as donations.
The indictment charges against Bob McDonnell and Maureen include accepting expensive gifts such as a Rolex watch and designer clothes. They were also reportedly loaned a jet, a Ferrari, a beach home and $120,000 in cash by Jonnie Williams. According to the documents presented in court, the couple started soliciting money and gifts almost immediately after they moved into the governor’s mansion.
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