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McDonnell grilled about email at trial

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 2:39 a.m.

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell looked grim  as he left the federal courthouse in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 where the federal corruption trial against the former governor and former first lady Maureen McDonnell continues into its fifth week.  (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell looked grim as he left the federal courthouse in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 where the federal corruption trial against the former governor and former first lady Maureen McDonnell continues into its fifth week. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)

RICHMOND, Va. -- Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday faced the most pointed questions yet about his dealings with a businessman whose gifts are at the heart of the ex-governor's corruption trial.

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