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I have prosecutors.
Dropped the ball yet again in the case against Roger Clemens.
The former baseball superstar accused of lying to congress in 2008 when he said he ever used steroids or human growth hormone but a former teammate.
And a friend may have just given a -- a big out.
Steve Centanni -- watching that live in these -- the bombshell Steve.
-- -- came yesterday when former Yankee pitcher Andy Pettitte said.
He might have misunderstood.
When Roger Clemens told him back in 1999.
Or 2000 that he used human growth hormones.
Is a huge blow to the prosecution because -- it was their star witness.
On the stand yesterday he admitted there's a 5050 chance he misunderstood.
That critical conversation with Clemens about HGH.
Now this case of course already had to be retried because the first time -- on the government allowed inadmissible evidence to come before the jury.
It raises questions about which cases should be tried -- taxpayer expense for example the trial Ted Stevens were guilty verdict was thrown out.
Because prosecutors concealed evidence the attorney general was asked about the clemens' trial yesterday that.
One has to view these cases in near totality I don't know fears it.
What if what that wouldn't say I don't know the context in which that statement might have being made.
The charges there are are serious ones it's about and testifying falsely before congress.
On that basis I think he was it was -- justified use of our resources to bring the case.
Holders from the press conference and related to clemens' trial and wanted to jump in the boat too soon on this -- the prosecution and try and recover from what is considered to be a setback for the moment.
Right well they still have the DNA evidence they claim shows that Clemens used -- -- -- federal investigator Jeff Nowitzki returns to the stand today to talk about that evidence including needles that he collected from clemens' former strength coach.
At the same time the defense is trying to get -- testimony thrown out all together and we could get a ruling on that today -- thank you Steve Centanni updates what we get a thank you -- -- --
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