This seems pretty normal for the US justice system if you discard your tendential interpretation.
The reality is that some who were to testify have already been given bans which they were allowed to start serving after this year's Tour de France.
Originally Posted by Fearsome Forehand
One also has to wonder if the USADA threatened the supposed witnesses with persecution if they did not testify against LA. This whole thing doesn't smell right to me. Seems like the head of the USADA has a hidden agenda.