PHOTOS: Latest McDonnell trial evidence shows expensive gifts, insider emails

Posted at 2:23 PM, Aug 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-08 13:31:04-04

RICHMOND, Va. — More evidence has been released in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and former First Lady Maureen McDonnell.

Evidence made public Thursday shows the expensive gifts Jonnie Williams purchased for the first lady. Other evidence released Friday highlights correspondence from the governor’s mansion and Virginia health officials about Star Scientific. Another email details the Executive Mansion Director’s requests for itemized receipts for the wedding reception held at the mansion for McDonnell’s daughter.

In addition to filing video reports during breaks in the trial, CBS 6 reporter Joe St. George is providing live updates from the court.

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