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Monday, August 30, 2010

Government Charge Clemens with Obstruction of Congress and Lying

August 30, 2010

Al Franken certainly did not have Roger Clemens in mind when he and a group of fourteen Harvard graduate students researched material for his best selling book "Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them" (To order this best-selling book copy and paste the bold lettered title above into the Amazon window found in the right column of this page)

Federal prosecutors on the other hand, believe otherwise for they are hauling the seven time Cy Young award winner into a Washington, D.C. federal court sometime today to face six felony charges stemming from his appearance in February of 2008 before the House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee. 

Clemens has been tweeting that he is innocent and is looking forward to his day in court.  

"'...I never took HGH or Steroids. And I did not lie to Congress,' Clemens said via his Twitter account August 19, the day a federal grand jury indicted him. 'I look forward to challenging the Governments accusations, and hope people will keep an open mind until trial. I appreciate all the support I have been getting. I am happy to finally have my day in court.'

The starting pitcher left baseball in 2007 after 24 seasons with major league teams, including the Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, Houston Astros and New York Yankees. He was the first pitcher to win seven Cy Young awards..." Read full story

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