Clemens Entangled In Web Of Lies, Prosecutors Say

Law360, Washington (June 12, 2012, 7:14 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors in Roger Clemens' perjury trial in Washington emphasized in closing arguments Tuesday that the pitcher wove a web of lies to deny, distance and discredit allegations from his former trainer Brian McNamee, who claimed Clemens used performance-enhancing drugs during his baseball career.

"That's what this case is about,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Gilberto Guerrero told the federal jury. “Lies, false statements, shading the truth. An entangled web of lies."

Clemens has been charged with perjury for allegedly lying to Congress during a 2008 House Oversight and...
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