Buttigieg responds to criticism of remarks on institutional racism

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg joins Yahoo News Senior Climate Editor Ben Adler at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, to talk about infrastructure and the future of mass transportation. During the discussion, Buttigieg responds to conservative backlash over comments he had made Monday, in which he correctly linked the history of highways to institutional racism. "To me, the issue is not in what year did somebody create this problem," Buttigieg says. "If people in 2021 are suffering from a discriminatory policy funded by the federal government, then we as the federal government have a responsibility to fix it."

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