Trans woman arrested for storming the Capitol demands to be let out of jail for her own safety
Jessica Watkins, 38, told the court that she isn't a threat and could go home with a monitoring device. 1She said that she was only at the Capitol because "she believed that the president of the United States was calling upon her." 1
Watkins served in Afghanistan as an Army ranger and her attorney said that she was forced out of the military "after her sexual orientation was discovered." 1
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