A Trip Down Michael Steele’s Money Trouble Trail
Posted on Apr 1, 2010
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele apparently isn’t the most highly esteemed figure over at Tucker Carlson’s online emporium The Daily Caller, as the site has published another unflattering story about Steele’s spending habits to follow on earlier revelations about the RNC’s use of committee funds at a risqué Hollywood nightclub. —KA
The Daily Caller:
Before the Republican National Committee spent $1,946 at a bondage-themed nightclub, before its chairman, Michael Steele, drew complaints for frequently chartering private jets on his donors’ dime, before Steele redecorated his office for more than $18,000 and hosted a winter meeting in Honolulu during the worst economy since the Great Depression – before all that, Steele had already accumulated a long list of money management woes as a Maryland politician.
Take Alan Fabian, for example. Steele chose Fabian to be finance chairman for his 2006 Senate run. Now Fabian’s in jail for almost $40 million worth of fraud.
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