Did New Testimony from Pettitte Help Clemens?
- Duration 1:28
- Date May 3, 2012
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When former Yankee pitcher Andy Pettitte said he might have misunderstood.
When Roger Clemens told him back in 1999.
That he used human growth hormones.
This 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.
-- this case of course already had to be retried because the first time -- on the government allowed inadmissible evidence to come before the jury 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 -- 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 -- use of our resources to bring the case.
Holders from the press conference and related to the clemens' trial where you wanted to jump in the boat too soon on this -- the prosecution and try and recover from what is considered obvious setback for the moment.
Right well they still have the DNA evidence they claim shows that Clemens used age -- age federal investigator Jeff Nowitzki returns to the stand today to talk about that evidence including needles that he collected from clemens' former strength coach.
Brian McNamee at the same time the defense is trying to get -- testimony thrown out all together and we could get a ruling on that today aren't Steve thank you Steve Centanni updates what we get --