House testimony: Rep. Green asks bankers’ panel to raise their hands if any aren’t white males

House testimony: Rep. Green asks bankers’ panel to raise their hands if any aren’t white males
Al Green (Image: YouTube screen grab)

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Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) asked seven of the nation’s leading bankers on Wednesday to confirm their race.

“As I look at the panel, and I’m grateful for your attendance, the–the eye would perceive that the seven of you have something in common. You appear to be white men. I may be mistaken,” Green said at a hearing of the House Financial Services Committee.

“If one among you happens to be something other than a white male, would you kindly extend a hand into the air? Kindly let the record reflect that there are no hands in the air and that the panel is made up of white men,” Green continued.

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