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Verdicts reached in trial of former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell and wife Maureen

http://twitter.com/#!/PostRoz/status/507595498564227072

Brief background on the corruption trial of the former Republican governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell, and his wife Maureen:

Bob and Maureen McDonnell are charged in a 14-count federal indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts, trips and loan from Jonnie Williams, former CEO of dietary supplements maker Star Scientific Inc., in exchange for special favors.

The seven-man, five-woman jury heard from dozens of witnesses and reviewed a mountain of exhibits over the past five weeks.

The verdicts have been reached:

http://twitter.com/#!/PostRoz/status/507604822866927616
http://twitter.com/#!/NBCKatie/status/507614683885359104

Sentencing is scheduled for early January:

http://twitter.com/#!/kathrynw5/status/507607308617007104

Editor’s note: This post has been updated to include an additional tweet.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/09/04/verdicts-reached-in-corruption-trial-of-former-virginia-gov-bob-mcdonnell-and-wife-maureen/