Gov. Jesse Ventura

AP) — Attorneys for former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and the estate of late "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle are disputing whether Kyle actually punched out Ventura in a barroom scrap.
The episode formed a passage in Kyle's autobiography, prompting Ventura to sue for defamation.
In opening statements Tuesday in federal court in St. Paul, Minnesota, each side told jurors that the other side is lying.