Clemens defense begins with flourish
WASHINGTON -- With a bit of a smirk, attorney Rusty Hardin in his opening statement on Tuesday accused a federal prosecutor of throwing at Roger Clemens.
In his effort to convict Clemens of lying to the U.S. Congress about performance-enhancing drugs, Hardin said, lead prosecutor Steven Durham in his earlier opening statement "threw words at Roger -- deceit and betrayal and hypocrisy." Sitting a few feet from Hardin and Durham, Clemens smiled at the notion of anyone throwing at him.
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