Judge Declares Mistrial in Clemens Case - Maybe now we can get on to charging Justice Department
Federal Judge Reggie Walton declared a mistrial today in the trial of baseball legend Roger Clemens. A hearing will be held later to determine if the Justice Department can bring this case to trial again or not. Clemens was charged with lying to Congress about his alleged use of steroids and other performance enhancing drugs.
But wait, when did lying to Congress become a crime? The US Departments of Justice and Homeland Security have been lying to Congress about Operation Gunrunner for months. So much so that you might think lying to Congress was the new "national pastime".
Since the murder of US Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, members of Homeland Security's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE or ATF) have been lying and covering up their involvement in supplying the guns used to kill Agent Terry.
In February, I reported that Assistant U.S. Attorney General Ronald Weich denied the ATF's involvement in supplying assault weapons in a letter to Senator Charles Grassley in reponse to his inquiries about this subject. (
In my May interview with Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX), he said,