Kluge subpoenaed. Posted byWaldo Jaquith June 22, 2013June 22, 2013 1 Comment on Kluge subpoenaed. Patricia Kluge has been subpoenaed to testify before the federal grand jury investigating Gov. Bob McDonnell. (Previously.) Published by Waldo Jaquith Waldo Jaquith (JAKE-with) is an open government technologist who lives near Charlottesville, VA, USA. more » View more posts
I’ve got serious doubts that the federal investigation will lead to a criminal prosecution. It seems to be revolving around gifts which leads one to suspect they’re looking for a quid pro quo. Those prosecutions are extremely difficult without a smoking gun. Remember, you have to prove intent and you also have to prove that the gov’t action is a direct result of the gift…..that’s tough.
I think what’s more interesting is the Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney investigation into the disclosure forms. From everything I’ve read, I think there could be a case made against McDonnell pertaining to those statutes.
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