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'Oath Keeper' Jessica Watkins denounced the extremist group but will stay in jail before her trial, judge says

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement On Friday, a federal judge ruled that a member of a far-right militia group who stormed the US Capitol building will remain in jail after she petitioned to be released over safety concerns.
Jessica Watkins , an alleged 'Oath Keeper' charged with conspiring to attack the US Capitol building on January 6, made her first public comments since her arrest last month in a court hearing on Friday, where she denounced the extremist organization and said she was "humbled" and "humiliated" by the charges against her according to CNN.
But Watkins, who said she'd been "treated...
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Alleged Capitol Riot Planner Jessica Watkins Denounces Her Militia Group: ‘I'm Canceling My Oath Keeper Membership'

Alleged Capitol Riot Planner Jessica Watkins Denounces Her Militia Group: ‘I'm Canceling My Oath Keeper Membership'

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Despite Watkins' contrition, a judge ruled Friday that she will await her trial in jail.
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