Brian McNamee, Roger Clemens’ longtime strength coach testified Tuesday for a second day in the perjury trial, pushing his running total to roughly 10 hours on the stand, including the first few moments of what portends to be a grueling cross-examination that will continue Wednesday.
Brian McNamee described for jurors a relationship with Roger Clemens that had the hallmarks of an illicit affair– except their secret was steroids.
Trying to explain why his book suggested one thing and his testimony said something else, convicted drug dealer Kirk Radomski held up a copy of his 246-page tome called “Bases Loaded” while on the witness stand and gave as good as he got from one of Roger Clemens’ lawyers.
Federal agent Jeff Novitzky returns for a third day of testimony Monday in the Roger Clemens perjury trial, while behind the scenes Clemens’ lawyers sought to strike the testimony of former teammate Andy Pettitte.
Roger Clemens’ lawyer plowed ahead Tuesday with a line of questions challenging the merits of Congress’ 2008 investigation into drug use among baseball players, despite a judge’s warning that doing so could open the trial to government evidence of widespread use of steroids and human growth hormones in baseball.
Prosecutors played audio clips Monday of Roger Clemens making a host of statements to congressional investigators that the government will try to establish were lies.
The Roger Clemens perjury trial moves into the next phase with the planned seating of a jury and opening arguments.
A man whose response to jury duty was “No, no, no, no, no” and who said he would rather be sleeping was nevertheless found qualified to remain a potential juror in Roger Clemens’ perjury trial,
The Justice Department, embarrassed by blundering into a mistrial of Roger Clemens last year, has added more prosecutors as it tries again to convict the famed pitcher of lying to Congress when he said he never used performance-enhancing drugs.
The judge presiding over Roger Clemens’ perjury trial has declared a mistrial over evidence revealed to the jury that may prejudice the jury against the former baseball star.