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McDonnell trial: Former governor describes broken marriage, fun in a Ferrari

McDonnell trial: Former governor describes broken marriage, fun in a Ferrari

RICHMOND – Bob McDonnell took a jury to the low point of his marriage Thursday, then turned to the long trend of generosity that landed him and his wife in federal court. His second day of testimony was intensely personal, part rationlization, part denial and part mea culpa. The ex-governor’s wife, Maureen, watched as he dissected their all-but-destroyed marriage. He said he lives with his priest right now, unwilling to go home each night and rehash a trial that hinges, in part, on his wife’s apparent shortcomings. He talked about the Ferrari. He talked about the Rolex. He said he was blindsided by the extent of his wife’s relationship with Jonnie R. Williams...

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