Attorneys representing McDonnell and his wife met in hours-long meetings to convince federal prosecutors that the First couple should not be charged in the gifts scandal. The meetings took place in Alexandria and are critical as prosecutors decide over the next few weeks whether to file charges. McDonnell has repeatedly denied the charges, claiming he broke no laws, complied with state financial disclosure rules, and denied any unusual actions taken to assist the struggling Star Scientifics Company. So far, McDonnell has offered a public apology for embarrassing the state and has returned “tangible” gifts Williams provided.
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