Posts Tagged Former Governor Bob McDonnell

How the McDonnell Case Could Impact the Impeachment Process


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The case of former Governor Bob McDonnell might end up playing an important role in the impeachment inquiry now playing out in Washington. Michael Pope explains.


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New Disclosure Forms Show Lasting Impact of McDonnell Case


Former Governor Bob McDonnell, seen here speaking to reporters last year following a Supreme Court ruling that overturned his corruption conviction. That case seems to have left a mark on Virginia’s lawmakers, who appear to be receiving far fewer gifts than normal according to new disclosure forms. (Credit: AP Photo / Andrew Harnik)

The pay-to-play scandal that resulted in the conviction of former Governor Bob McDonnell may have ended when the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the jury’s unanimous decision, but Michael Pope reports that at least one part of that trial has lasting consequences.

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