- Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was convicted on federal corruption charges in 2014
- He received money and loans from Jonnie R. Williams, the CEO Star Scientific, who was seeking state support in a bid to get FDA approval for a dietary supplement his company was developing called Anatabloc
Washington (CNN)The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear an appeal from former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once a rising star in Republican politics, who was convicted on federal corruption charges in 2014.