Michael Steele is just wasting RNC money on limos and private planes and, yes, private bondage-themed nightclubs with topless ladies. Tucker Carlson's The Daily Carlsoning has a wonderful story about how Michael Steele considered buying a private plane, because he spends so much time flying to nightclubs and Hawaii, but he decided not to. Instead he found many other creative ways to waste money.
A lot of senior people in the Republican party don't like Michael Steelewho became the party's national committee chairman in And not because he's African American, either. They don't like him because he gives the impression of being an idiot in interviews such as this:.
Michael Stephen Steele born October 19, is an American conservative political commentator and former Republican Party politician. Steele served as the seventh lieutenant governor of Maryland from to ; he was the first African-American elected to statewide office in Maryland. As lieutenant governor, Steele chaired the Minority Business Enterprise task force, actively promoting an expansion of affirmative action in the corporate world.
Scandal at the Republican National Committee has claimed its first high-profile victim with the resignation of its chief of staff after the group, specifically chairman Michael Steele, came under fire for excessive spending on travel and entertainment. Steele swiftly appointed McKay's deputy, Mike Leavittto take his spot, which ignited both praise and criticism. He also has very good relations with the other committees and Republican strategists.
The Republican National Committee fired a staffer who helped organize the Jan. It said it will recoup the money from a donor who paid the tab and was reimbursed by the party on Feb. The episode raises new questions about Steele's oversight of the RNC.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele's comment on "Good Morning America" today that he and President Obama have a slimmer margin of error because of their race was dismissed by the White House as "silly. The embattled chairman played the race card today when asked on " Good Morning America " if he has a slimmer margin of error because he is African American. A lot of folks do.
The controversy over Republican National Committee spending has led to the resignation of its chief of staff, but party Chairman Michael Steele remains insistent that he isn't going anywhere. Politico reported that the RNC's top fundraiser also has walked away: Missouri businessman Sam Fox is one of the party's most prolific moneymen and is well-connected with other establishment donors. Steele released a statement that he's doing all he can to ensure the RNC's money is used "in the best possible fashion.
It was improper because of the venue. A Republican National Committee staff member, who was not identified, was dismissed for his role in the incident, Mr. Heye said Monday evening.
Normally a bombastic showman, Steele struck a contrite tone before the supportive audience in the half-full hotel ballroom. He did not address the specific complaints. And even though he acknowledged his errors, he also blamed others.
Strong reports that Steele "once raised the possibility of using party money to buy a private jet for his travel," and has run up some substantial tabs at some of our nation's nicest hotels. But if you ask me, he sort of buried the lede Because look what awaits you in paragraph six:. Once on the ground, FEC filings suggest, Steele travels in style.