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We are awaiting a verdict in the Roger Clemens retrial.
Closing arguments yesterday in that case against the seven time Cy Young award winner.
-- 26 days of testimony the rocket as he is -- on accused of lying to congress about the use of performing enhanced performance enhancing drugs.
Shannon Bream is live in Washington on this so exactly what is the jury now deliberating at this point -- Wal-Mart that there are six different charges and here's what they cover we're talking about perjury we're talking about obstruction of justice.
And also making false statements the bottom line is.
If Clemens was convicted on all of these charges he would be facing up to thirty years in prison and a maximum fine of one point five million dollars.
We do not expect -- -- -- even if he is convicted on some or all of those charges the sentencing guidelines would probably fall more in the range of fifteen to 21 months behind bars.
But he could go completely free that's all of the jury's -- -- -- had a brief meeting when -- got the case yesterday.
They'll resume their deliberations this afternoon around 1:30 eastern time Martha.
When lot of folks keeping -- close Siam SO which witness testimony Shannon do you think is going to be the most critical in this case.
Well of course you have Brian McNamee who was a trainer and he is the one who is accused -- -- -- talked about.
In -- the Roger Clemens -- with these different drugs performance enhancing drugs.
So again it's not about whether or not -- -- the drug's developer he lied to congress about using that Vince O'Brien not -- these testimonies critical but.
He's faced a lot of questions about his credibility and not -- and conflicts and his testimony.
And also have his former teammate -- had it.
Who was also on the stand in this talent he was in the previous one in the past he's talked about a conversation in which Clemens told him about using drugs in this case he was pressed he said.
It's 5050 that he misunderstood but we'll see with the jury thinks -- audience say Martha lot of emotions surrounding now when chant thank you so much Shannon Bream reporting.
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