Transcript for Lance Armstrong to face jury in federal fraud case
Now with that new trouble for Lance Armstrong to disgrace cycling champion now set to face a jury over a 100 million dollar lawsuit from the government. Resulting from his years on the tour to frost ABC's Neal Karlinsky has more. This morning Lance Armstrong the onetime sporting icon it was mostly disappeared from public view. And is now hosting his own eclectic podcast from the wine cellar of his home. Is now facing a new challenge a federal judge ruling Monday that the US government's massive hundred million dollar case against Armstrong will move forward. A development the disgraced former toward are frauds champion had fought hard to avoid. This is a devastating turn of events for a man who used to be an American hero. And now it's just seeing one bad thing after another happen in this life. Becky stems from this. The United States Postal Service sponsored Armstrong's team. We now know Armstrong was on a lot more than just his blight despite years of denials even lying under oath. I've never taken performance enhancing drugs how many times of this thing. The US government claims the Postal Service and that he'd more than 32 million dollars to sponsor Armstrong's team if it knew he was cheating. But Armstrong argued he brought them borrow more value during the years of good publicity asking the judge to throw the case out. The judge disagreed ruling damages must therefore be left to a jury. I have spoken with Armstrong about the case he says his lawyers won't let him comment but he is clearly frustrated this case could cost him everything. A trial date has not yet been set Robbins are right Neal thank you.
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