After Wednesday's federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, prosecutor Michael Dry complained about Bob McDonnell embracing his witness during a break in the hallway.
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00:02 Merry chase Sutherland who was chief of staff to Maureen
00:06 McDonald. Let it go this morning. It painted an ugly picture
00:12 of the First Lady she said mrs. MacDonald yelled and screamed
00:16 off at her and other staff members. She says she told
00:19 the governor that she never treated anyone what she treats us.
00:23 Sutherland went with mrs. MacDonald on that shopping spree in New
00:26 York where Johnny Williams dropped 20000 dollars and bought two Oscar
00:30 de la -- dresses for the First Lady. Including the --
00:33 she wore to her daughter's wedding. Sutherland said mrs. MacDonald was
00:37 thrilled because she got to keep the dresses. Sutherland said she
00:40 told another staff member about the 151000 dollar check Johnny Williams
00:44 wrote. For the daughters catering bill because quote she didn't wanna
00:48 be the only Stafford -- know about it. About that governor's
00:51 mansion launch party for Johnny Williams product and out of blocked
00:55 Sutherland made the prosecution's point. That it was an official event.
00:59 She said more reading was angry when her husband was not
01:02 going to be available. He adjusted his schedule to be there.
01:06 Sutherland also denied there was anything romantic about Johnny Williams and
01:10 mrs. McDonald and said -- Bob McDonnell would even write --
01:14 Also on the stand today a doctor from UDA who attended
01:18 that I'm not a block launch party. A party in which
01:21 Johnny Williams got to invite whoever wanted.