Gov. McDonnell questions Washington Post report on staff emails

Posted at 8:43 AM, Jun 06, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-06 08:43:13-04

Richmond, Va. (WTKR) — Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell said the Washington Post “completely misread” emails obtained from his staff in reference to an event held at the governor’s mansion for a company owned by a major campaign donor who is now under federal investigation. That’s according to a report from WTVR/CBS 6 in Richmond, Va.

The Washington Post obtained the emails through a Freedom of Information Act request.

The 2011 event, organized by the staff of First Lady Maureen McDonnell, featured a new dietary supplement made by Henrico-based Star Scientific.

Read the entire report from WTVR/CBS 6 in Richmond, Va.