Retired US Navy Commander Faces Jail Over Interruption of Super Committee Hearing

Bolger disrupted a public hearing of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, better known as the Super Committee, last October. “All this obfuscation, with percentages of GDP, this is just trying to confuse the issue,” Bolger said at the hearing, interrupting the testimony of Chief Budget Officer Douglas Elmendorf. “The vast majority of the public want you to tax the rich, end the wars.”