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David Duke among planned speakers for 'Unite the Right' rally in D.C.

CORRECTS MONTH - Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke talks to the media at the Louisiana Secretary of State's office in Baton Rouge, La., on Friday, July 22, 2016, after registering to run for the U.S. Senate, saying "the climate of this country has moved in my direction.(AP Photo/Max Becherer)

The organizer of the upcoming "Unite the Right" white supremacy rally is claiming he’s booked the former KKK leader to speak at Sunday’s event in front of the White House.

The Unite The Right 2 website details how to get to the “white civil rights” rally Sunday but doesn’t advertising who will actually be there. According to emails between event organizer Jason Kessler and the National Park Service, some well known white nationalists and white supremacists could take the stage in front of hundreds of supporters and thousands of counter-protesters.

Kessler is one of the men behind last year’s deadly rally in Charlottesville who applied for a Washington, D.C. demonstration permit. He told officials via email, eight people will speak including former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke. At least two of the so-called “confirmed” speakers told the Richmond Times-Dispatch they aren’t going.

The National Park Service keeps records of permit processing correspondence. In an email dated June 16, Kessler identified himself, Patrick Little, David Duke, Simon Roche, Kevin Cormier, Avi Horton, Corey Mahler and Tom Kawcyznki as participants.

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“We’re not going to have private security for speakers but we will have 2 or 3 demonstrators assigned to each speaker to watch over them and make sure they’re safe,” he said in the email.

The Metropolitan Police Department issued a traffic advisory that the rally and protests could impact traffic including full road closures, rolling road closures and parking restrictions Sunday.

The expected area that will be impacted between the hours of 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. will be:

• 15th Street, NW from Constitution Avenue to K Street, NW

• 17th Street, NW from Constitution Avenue to K Street, NW

• 18th Street, NW from E Street to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

• 19th Street, NW from E Street to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

• 20th Street, NW from E Street to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

• 21st Street, NW from E Street to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

• 22nd Street, NW from E Street to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

• 23rd Street, NW from Virginia Avenue to Washington Circle, NW

• H Street, NW from 17th Street to 15th Street, NW

• I Street, NW from 17th Street to 15th Street, NW

• K Street, NW from 17th Street to 15th Street, NW

• Connecticut Avenue, NW from H Street to I Street, NW

• Vermont Avenue, NW from H Street to I Street, NW

• G Street, NW from 17th Street to 23rd Street, NW

• F Street, NW from 17th Street to 23rd Street, NW

• E Street, NW from 17th Street to 23rd Street, NW

“Unite The Right” and several counter-groups will use Metro and walk from surrounding parks and open spaces to Lafayette Square where they could stay until 8 p.m.

Eateries near the White House are usually packed with government employees during the week but come the weekend, only a handful open up to hungry tourists.

Some of the restaurants with extended operating hours said they’re aware that this Sunday could be busier than normal as thousands of white supremacists and counter protesters plan to march on the one-year anniversary of the deadly Charlottesville rally.

“I mean, anytime there’s more people around in something that’s this charged, certainly there’s a concern overall," said Vince Terlep, managing partner of Elephant & Castle. "I’m not really concerned at what’s going to happen in the restaurant."

Terlep said he’s seen plenty of marches and with local and federal law enforcement around, there hasn’t been any problems.

“Never had a single one,” he said.

Just a block from the White House, Zen Taco is scheduled to open Sunday but that could change.

“I mean, we’re playing it by ear. Obviously, we’ll never put our employees in jeopardy. That’s really the only reason we would make that decision,” said Juan Carlo Parkhurst, area director of The Restaurant Group.

All the Zen Taco employees use Metro and that’s expected to be the main mode of transportation for the “Unite The Right” supporters.

Street closures and parking restrictions scheduled Sunday could also put a damper on business.

“It’s not ideal, but you know at the end of the day it’s a part of DC life,” Parkhurst said.

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