Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) has announced that she tested positive for the coronavirus and blamed her diagnosis on being trapped in the Capitol with her colleagues who “refused to wear masks.”
“Following the events of Wednesday, including sheltering with several colleagues who refused to wear masks, I decided to take a Covid test,” Watson Coleman wrote in a tweet. “I have tested positive.”
I am home resting at this time. While I am experiencing mild, cold-like symptoms, I remain in good spirits and will continue to work on behalf of my constituents.
— Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (@RepBonnie) January 11, 2021
“I am home resting at this time,” the 75-year-old congresswoman added. “While I am experiencing mild, cold-like symptoms, I remain in good spirits and will continue to work on behalf of my constituents.”
In a statement assessing the situation, Watson Coleman’s team said she “received a positive