News

Former Attorneys General Want Charges Against McDonnell Dropped

Former Attorneys General Want Charges Against McDonnell Dropped

Photo: WINA

Five onetime attorneys general are urging a federal judge to dismiss corruption charges against former Governor Bob McDonnell. The bipartisan list includes Democrats Andy Miller, Mary Sue Terry and Steve Rosenthal, along with Republicans Marshall Coleman and Mark Earley. These five lawyers filed a memo supporting McDonnell’s legal team Wednesday at the Richmond federal court. Federal prosecutors announced the charges against McDonnell in late January. A judge has set a July 28th trial date for the former Governor (pictured right) and his wife Maureen (pictured left).

 

 

 

Latest Stories

in Entertainment, Weird

Chinese city sidewalk offers ‘cell phone’ lane

cell

The special path offers a lane for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.

in Sports

Vikings reinstate Peterson after abuse charge

peterson

Minnesota says the star running back will play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.

in National

GM offers compensation for 19 deaths related to ignition switch

gm

General Motors will pay compensation for 19 deaths, more than the 13 the automaker previously admitted were caused by the recalled part.