WASHINGTON (AP) – Jurors will resume deliberations in the Roger Clemens perjury trial after a four-day break.
They received the case late Tuesday afternoon and then deliberated for 3 1/2 hours Wednesday before breaking for the week. Jurors didn’t meet last Thursday or Friday because U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton had a long-scheduled speaking engagement in New Orleans. He said he would have canceled his trip, but some jurors also already had commitments for those days.READ MORE: Governor Abbott Announces End To Federal Pandemic-Related Unemployment Benefits In Texas
Clemens is charged with lying to Congress in 2008 when he denied using steroids or human growth hormone.READ MORE: 2 Tornadoes Touched Down In Dallas County Sunday, National Weather Service Confirms
The former pitcher faces a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison and a $1.5 million fine if convicted on all six counts — but would probably get only 15 months to 21 months under U.S. sentencing guidelines.
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