Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell arrives with his legal team for his trial in RichmondBy Gary Robertson RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) – The federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife ends its 2nd week on Friday after a senior state reliable mentioned he observed the businessman at the heart of the case as “Tic Tac man.” Secretary of Health and Human Instruments Dr. William Hazel testified on Thursday that he used to be extremely skeptical of the health claims made a few dietary supplement product that the businessman, Jonnie Williams Sr., used to be promoting. McDonnell and his spouse, Maureen, face 14 counts of corruption and bribery for allegedly accepting the items and loans from Williams in alternate for helping his former company, a dietary supplement maker now referred to as Rock Creek Prescription drugs Inc. Hazel’s testimony bolstered prosecutors’ assertion that as governor, McDonnell played an active position in helping Williams. The connection is critical to the corruption case as a result of protection attorneys have stated their marriage was once crumbling and that they could not were excited about a conspiracy as a result of they by no means talked to each other.     Attorneys for the couple have argued that accepting the gifts from Williams used to be unseemly however no longer unlawful.