Brian McNamee testified that Roger Clemens' lawyers pushed him from reluctant turncoat to angry accuser when they allowed details of McNamee's oldest son's illness to be revealed during a nationally televised news conference.
"I was furious," McNamee told the jury in Clemens' perjury trial Tuesday. As soon as he could, McNamee said, he went to his house and retrieved the medical waste he had collected from injecting Clemens with performance-enhancing drugs. McNamee turned the materials over to his lawyers, who in turn gave the materials to federal law enforcement officials. It's now the physical evidence prosecutors are using to try to prove Clemens lied to Congress in 2008 when he denied using steroids and human growth hormone.
The prosecution is expected to show that the evidence contains Clemens' DNA. The defense has called the evidence "garbage" and is expected to claim it is tainted.
McNamee claimed that he kept the evidence a secret - even when he was telling investigators ...