Sen. Whitehouse Congratulates America’s Cup Winners

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse released the following statement congratulating Oracle Team USA’s come-from-behind victory in the America’s Cup:

“Congratulations to Larry Ellison and his team, particularly Newport’s own Rome Kirby, on their exciting and amazing comeback in the America’s Cup.  I’m proud that Team USA prevailed today, as it did so many times during the fifty years when the races were held in Newport.  Today’s victory ensures that the cup will remain where it belongs – here in America.”