It is the second shooting at a U.S. Navy base this week, following an incident Wednesday at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard when a U.S. sailor fatally shot two civilian employees.
"The agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances surrounding his tragic death," Democratic Congressman Bennie Thompson said.
Loved ones of Drs. Lina Bolanos and Richard Field who were in the courtroom shook their heads when they heard the defendant's claim.
What began as a heartwarming story that went viral has led to charges and guilty pleas for the couple and the homeless man involved.
Montgomery County Judge F. William Cullins is accused of bigotry, profanity and hostility in the courtroom.