A $6,500 watch? Those of us who make do with a $45 digital can understand not wanting to talk about who might spent that much on telling time, and in fact Gov. Bob McDonnell is not commenting on a $6,500 Rolex watch that published reports say he received from a major campaign donor — whose company is suing the state over a tax bill. McDonnell never disclosed any such gift, and on his monthly radio show Thursday about the watch, he 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.
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