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Travel Denver Mayor Apologizes For Thanksgiving Travel After Urging People To Stay Home

22:45  30 november  2020
22:45  30 november  2020 Source:   huffingtonpost.com

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Denver Mayor Michael Hancock on Wednesday apologized after traveling for Thanksgiving after urging others to stay home if possible. Hancock said that his wife and daughter are in Mississippi where his daughter had recently taken a job. "As the holiday approached, I decided it would be safer

Hours after encouraging Denver residents to avoid Thanksgiving travel "As a public official, whose conduct is rightly scrutinized for the message it sends to others, I apologize to the residents of Denver who see my decision as conflicting with the guidance to stay at home for all but essential travel .

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is an unwise and deeply regretful hypocrite.

Those are his words, not ours.

“It was unwise, it was hypocritical, it was a mistake that I deeply regret and deeply apologize for,” Hancock told Denver’s 9News over the weekend, four days after he flew to visit family in Mississippi for Thanksgiving.

Roughly 30 minutes before his flight took off from Denver International Airport on Wednesday, Hancock’s Twitter account urged followers to “avoid travel” and instead attend virtual Thanksgiving gatherings in a bid to “pass the potatoes, not COVID.”

The tweet was the final word in a message he’d spent weeks evangelizing.

“As the holidays approach, we all long to be with our families in person, but with the continued rise in cases, I’m urging you to refrain from travel this Thanksgiving holiday,” Hancock wrote in an email to city employees the week prior. “For my family that means cancelling our traditional gathering of our extended family.”


Video: 'It was a mistake that I deeply regret': Denver Mayor Michael Hancock talks about his decision to travel for Thanksgiving (KUSA-TV Denver)

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Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has apologized after urging citizens to avoid travel , then hopping on a flight to see his own family in Mississippi. “I fully acknowledge that I have urged everyone to stay home and avoid unnecessary travel ,” he said in a statement after arriving at his holiday destination.

Denver mayor who urged residents to " stay home as much as you can" travels out of state to visit family for Thanksgiving . On the same day as his announcement, Hancock encouraged his constituents to " stay home as much as you can," "host virtual gatherings instead of in-person

Hancock has been doing the mea culpa rounds ever since his flight landed, although he has rebuffed calls to resign.

“I fully acknowledge that I have urged everyone to stay home and avoid unnecessary travel,” he said Wednesday in a statement. “I have shared how my family cancelled our plans for our traditional multi-household Thanksgiving celebration. What I did not share, but should have, is that my wife and my daughter have been in Mississippi, where my daughter recently took a job. As the holiday approached, I decided it would be safer for me to travel to see them than to have two family members travel back to Denver.”

Hancock went on to apologize and ask for forgiveness.

“I made my decision as a husband and father, and for those who are angry and disappointed, I humbly ask you to forgive decisions that are borne of my heart and not my head,” he said in the statement.

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Denver Mayor Michael Hancock spoke with CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd about recent criticism for traveling during the Thanksgiving holiday. NOW PLAYING: Medical. Denver Mayor Apologizes After Traveling For Thanksgiving Despite Own Advice.

Denver mayor flies for Thanksgiving after advising people to stay home during Covid surge. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is apologizing for flying to see his family hours after encouraging Denver residents to avoid Thanksgiving travel .

The apologies continued Saturday after he returned to Denver, where he is now in self-quarantine for 14 days.

Hancock told CBS Denver he has no travel plans for Christmas.

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