Vice Mayor Bennett-Parker Asks Alexandria Resorts to Cancel ‘Proud Boy’ Reservations | ALXnow

Much less than a 7 days in advance of the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden on Jan. 20, Alexandria’s Vice Mayor Elizabeth Bennett-Parker is inquiring hotels in the city to cancel reservations for the Very pleased Boys.

In a letter to the Getaway Inn Alexandria-Carlyle, Bennett-Parker said that it rented rooms to users of the Very pleased Boys ahead of the Jan. 6 siege on the U.S. Capitol.

“It is my knowledge that customers of the Proud Boys, which has been designated as a dislike team by the Southern Poverty Legislation Center, stayed at your resort through their insurrection try previously this thirty day period,” Bennett-Parker wrote. “These anti-democratic groups are inciting violence and must not be welcome in our town.”

On Jan. 4, a protest at the Vacation Inn was canceled for protection concerns after a notification was posted on the professional-Trump site thedonald.acquire and a commenter explained that if any Trump supporters arrived early to the resort that “it’s time to give them a display of drive.”

Bennett-Parker questioned that Alexandria motels cancel reservations with any person affiliated with the team. The resort is found 1 block from the Eisenhower Avenue Metro station, and reservations can be manufactured on line.

“There is yet another prepared armed militia insurgence from January 17, 2021, by January 20, 2021,” she wrote. “Please join me in condemning these suitable-wing terrorists by denying them lodging at your hotel. Your actions will ship a concept that there is no position for detest in Alexandria. Thank you in progress for your cooperation.”

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