Jury chosen in former Va. gov’s corruption trial

Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell

Former Va. Gov. Bob
McDonnell

 

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ A jury has been selected for the corruption trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife.  The jury of eight men and four women was seated Monday evening for the trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell. Opening statements are set for Tuesday.  The McDonnells are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from the CEO of a dietary supplements company in exchange for helping promote his products. Their trial is expected to last at least five weeks.

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