Richard Spencer could love Europe, but Europe does not love him.
The notorious white supremacist has been expelled from visiting 26 European countries for the next five years, according to the Polish state news agency.  Spencer, who often opines about the supposed superiority of "Europeans", said in an interview that he had not received confirmation of the ban, which would prevent him from entering countries that are part of the Schengen agreement without visas, which includes Poland, France, Italy, Germany, Spain and Sweden.
News of the apparent ban comes a few weeks after Spencer canceled a trip to Poland for a far-right conference after he saw reports that the Polish government would block him from entering.
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Spencer told the Associated Press that he plans to challenge the ban.
"They treat me like a criminal … It's crazy," he said. . "I have not done anything, what are you accusing me of?"
Spencer, who coined the term "alt-right", became infamous after being seen at an election party in Washington, DC, singing "Hail Trump." Save the victory! Say hello to our people! "before a group of white men with right arms raised in Nazi salute.
The white 39-year-old supremacist also faces several lawsuits seeking to hold him and his followers responsible for the deadly violence that erupted in an extreme right-wing demonstration in Charlottesville. , Va., This summer Spencer was supposed to speak at the event, which ended in devastation after a neo-Nazi hit his sports car against a crowd, killing a 32-year-old protester.
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Last month, Polish Chancellor Witold Waszczykowski accused Spencer of being a Holocaust denier "that slanders what happened during the Second World War."
"It should not appear publicly, and especially not in Poland, "said Waszczykowski.
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