Sen. Whitehouse Defends His Membership in an All-White Private Beach Club; ‘Long Tradition in Rhode Island’
REPORTER: "Do you have concerns in 2021 — I mean, obviously it's been four years. You had remarks on the floor following the deaths of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, saying, you know, hoping to root out systemic racism in the country. Your thoughts on elite, all-white, wealthy club, again, in this day and age? Should this clubs continue to exist?"
WHITEHOUSE: “It’s a long tradition in Rhode Island and there are many of them, and I think we just need to work our way through the issues. Thank you.”