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Gov. McDonnell Acknowledges Nothing on Unreported Gifts

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gov. Bob McDonnell is refusing to comment on a $6,500 Rolex watch that published reports say he received from a major campaign donor who has lavished his family with thousands of dollars' worth of gifts he has not disclosed publicly.

When asked on his monthly radio show Thursday about the watch, McDonnell cited ongoing federal and state criminal investigations in declining to comment. The Washington Post reports the watch was purchased by Jonnie Williams, chief executive of nutritional supplement maker Star Scientific Inc.

On Richmond's WRVA radio, McDonnell called the anonymously sourced reports false and misleading, but didn't specify how or why. He noted that a Richmond prosecutor is reviewing his required economic disclosure forms and said he'll amend them to disclose unreported gifts if any omissions are deemed improper.

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