E-mails portray former Virginia first lady as erratic
In 2010, workplace consultants from Virginia Commonwealth University were asked to assist the staff of the governor's mansion of Virginia, as they struggled with difficult behavior from their boss, then-First Lady Maureen McDonnell. Here are a selection of e-mails culled from more than 700 pages of records about the process obtained through a Freedom of Information request to VCU. The emails show McDonnell's staff grappling with her treatment, as well as concern from the consultants that Gov. Robert F. McDonnell was not confronting the problem. The McDonnells were indicted in January, charged with accepting gifts and loans in exchange for performing state favors for a wealthy businessman. They have plead not guilty. Staff e-mails portray former Va. first lady as insecure and erratic
Published March 7, 2014.