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Airbnb to cancel Washington DC bookings as police warn of militia threat By Reuters

Airbnb to cancel Washington DC bookings as police warn of militia threat By Reuters
Airbnb to cancel Washington DC bookings as police warn of militia threat

6, we asked hotels to disavow white supremacists and refuse them service," Black Lives Matter DC and ShutDownDC said in a statement."The vast majority refused – and failed to prevent white supremacists from staying in our city.Security around the DC Metro area has been ramped up, with the National Guard securing the capital.Some of the 10,000 National Guard troops streaming into Washington DC to help secure the area ahead of the inauguration will be armed, officials have told Reuters.

The decision was made voluntarily after consulting local and federal officials, a company spokesperson said.A number of local, state and federal officials have asked people not to travel to Washington DC during the Inauguration week.

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