Tag Archives: Gov. Bob McDonnell

McDonnell returns legal fire

With a double-barreled offensive, former Gov. Bob McDonnell promptly fired back the day he and his wife were indicted on corruption charges, criticizing the government’s charges in both federal court and in the court of public opinion. With family members ...

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Judge approves plea deal in chef case

Richmond Circuit Judge Margaret P. Spencer has accepted a plea agreement calling for restitution but no jail time for the former executive chef at the governor’s mansion. Todd Schneider was charged with embezzling food and supplies from the governor’s mansion, ...

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McDonnell keeps lawyering up, with Brownlee latest hire

(AP) Gov. Bob McDonnell added former Virginia U.S. attorney John Brownlee to the private legal team he’s assembling to cope with state and federal investigations into gifts to him and his family from the head of a troubled nutritional supplements ...

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Assembly approves most of governor’s amendments

(AP) The Republican-controlled General Assembly accepted amendments Wednesday by Gov. Bob McDonnell that bar insurers in the federally run health insurance exchange that will operate in Virginia from covering abortion. Lawmakers also cut some costs from the transportation funding measure ...

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