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Clemens trial resumes with more testimony from federal agent Jeff Novitzky
WASHINGTON (AP) ' Federal agent Jeff Novitzky returns for a third day of testimony in the Roger Clemens perjury trial.
Novitzky, an agent with the Food and Drug Administration, has already been questioned by the government and cross-examined by Clemens' lawyer. On Monday, the government will conclude its re-direct questioning of the witness.
Last week, Novitzky described the physical evidence he had collected from Clemens' former strength coach, Brian McNamee. Prosecutors will try to prove the evidence shows the former baseball pitcher used steroids and human growth hormone.
Clemens is accused of lying to Congress in 2008 when he denied using those performance-enhancing drugs. Clemens' lawyers have said they will contend that the evidence has been tainted and contaminated.
McNamee is expected to testify later this week, perhaps as early as Tuesday.