Clemens key accuser: ‘I misspoke’ about evidence

May 19, 2012 • National News

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens autographs as baseball as he leaves federal court, Thursday, May 17, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Clemens’ lawyer jabbed his left index finger and hammered away, relentlessly attacking Brian McNamee over his personal life and accusing the government’s chief witness of “making up this stuff on the fly.” The attorney finally sprung his trap and pointed out what appeared to be a flaw in McNamee’s story about the collection of evidence that turned up in a beer can.

McNamee’s explanations: “I misspoke; I’m sorry” and “It’s never been asked that way to me.”

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