The prosecution's key witness took the stand again Thursday in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. Jonnie Ray Williams, Sr. said he only gave the McDonnell's what they asked for.
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00:01 A lot about that Rolex watch that he bought for
00:04 former governor Bob McDonnell today. Every jury member got to hold
00:10 that 7000 dollar lots and examine it in that once you're
00:14 dropped it -- -- still -- I do believe it's real.
00:19 Johnny Williams on the stand today here is walking into court.
00:22 Understand they say he bought that watch at Malibu Jewelers he
00:26 said he regrets. Buying it he said he was a bad
00:30 business decision he said quote I made a mistake when I
00:33 bought it. -- -- more -- make Donald asked to divide
00:36 -- Rolex and suggested in great theme which reads. Robert F
00:40 McDonnell. 771. Governor of Virginia. Seem to have regretted that all
00:45 the gifts the plane trips vacations golf outings used to his
00:49 Ferrari to the McDonald's he said. I should not have had
00:52 to bike things like that to get that help I needed
00:56 he said he did it off to help his company. He's
00:59 standing McDonald's we're not personal friend. Here's what the former governor
01:04 said as he walked in this morning. Well this this. This
01:09 is the marathon it's not gonna be decided today and we
01:11 just look forward to. They have today have the truth amount
01:15 I think it was lying is relying on -- message for
01:17 the people of Virginia governor. That's that you know I've just
01:21 got tremendous faith in god of the justice system and I
01:24 think they Dallas neighborhood tell their love and support over the
01:27 last a year and a half from me and my family
01:29 thank you. Government. On the eighth McDonald's something. That McDonald's took
01:40 steps to help. That is setting up meetings with officials or
01:45 helping to promote his company. What exactly was in nature of
01:50 the relationship between Johnny Williams and McDonald's that will be a
01:53 key question. In this case. Did -- Celtics stepped all these
01:58 kids because Johnny Williams was just a very generous good friend.
02:03 What did they want to live this lifestyle and were willing
02:06 to delta receipt of the governor's office. The prosecution is still
02:11 up there questioning Johnny Williams they may take it through the
02:14 entire day we could see the defense take over and their
02:17 job will be. To dis credit Johnny Williams.