Restaurant Apologizes After White Nationalists and Tila Tequila Give Nazi Salute

The president-elect has condemned the actions.

The restaurant where reality TV star Tila Tequila was seen giving a Nazi-style salute has apologized for what occurred inside a Washington, D.C., establishment. 

On Friday afternoon at a Washington restaurant, former reality TV star Tila Tequila gave the Nazi salute with members of the National Policy Institute at Maggio’s Little Italy.

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She posted the photo to Twitter with the caption: “Seig Heil!,” misspelling the word “Sieg.” She has since deleted the post. 

Following the Tequila incident, a shocking video has emerged of a National Policy Institute meeting in Washington, showing some in attendance giving Nazi-style salutes.

The event for the National Policy Institute, which occurred Saturday inside the Ronald Reagan Building, saw many, including leader Richard Spencer, say: “Hail Trump! Hail our people! Hail victory!”

Spencer has popularized the recent term “alt-right” and described in the past his dream of “a new society, an ethno-state that would be a gathering point for all Europeans.”

He has also called for “peaceful ethnic cleansing.”

The Trump transition team condemned the meeting, saying in a statement: “President-elect Trump has continued to denounce racism of any kind and he was elected because he will be a leader for every American."

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Trump is heading to his Florida retreat, Mar-A-Lago, Tuesday for Thanksgiving as the sanitation trucks forming a barricade around Trump Tower in Manhattan will be redeployed to protect the Thanksgiving Day Parade from any potential terror threats.

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