Steele's Troubles Mount
posted by Alan Greenblatt You know you're in a bad position where your worst criticism comes from your nominal allies. That's the position ...
posted by Alan Greenblatt
Ralph Z. Hallow of the Washington Times reports:
Capitulating to critics on the Republican National Committee, embattled Republican Party Chairman Michael S. Steele has signed a secret pact agreeing to controls and restraints on how he spends hundreds of millions of dollars in party funds and contracts, The Washington Times has learned.
The "good governance" agreement revives checks and balances Mr. Steele resisted implementing for RNC contracts, fees for legal work and other expenditures that were not renewed after the 2008 presidential nominating contest.
It represents the first time in memory that rebel members of the Republican Party's national governing body have successfully taken on the party's historically powerful national chairman and his loyalists.
Over Steele's objection, committee members have also secured the votes necessary to force a special meeting next month to vote on a resolution terming Democrats as "socialists."
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