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Fmr. Gov. McDonnell asks what he's accused of doing wrong

By Julie Newman
Published On: Mar 03 2014 10:09:32 AM CST
Updated On: Feb 28 2014 10:09:24 AM CST
RICHMOND, Va. -

      The defense team for former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell is asking for more details on what exactly he's accused of doing wrong.

     On Thursday lawyers filed a motion complaining that prosecutors used vague language in their indictment against the McDonnells.

     The prosecution alleges McDonnell used his job to help former Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams and the defense says that's not enough detail to prepare for a trial.

     Last month the McDonnells were charged with accepting gifts and loans in exchange for helping the CEO sell his product.

     Their trial is set to begin in July.