DC: Former Chairman of the Republican National Committee Michael Steele thinks Reince Priebus got exactly what he earned when he was ousted as White House chief of staff Friday.
“This is the bed Reince has been making for himself since he was my general counsel,” Steele told The Atlantic in a Sunday story. “He’s a guy who’s always positioned himself for the next thing. Karma’s a bitch, ain’t it?”
Priebus campaigned against Steele for the chairmanship in 2011, in what was then a shocking challenge from an old friend. The party was fresh off big wins during the 2010 midterm elections, but Steele’s reported mismanagement of the party led then-chief legal counsel of the party, Priebus, to use his experience in Wisconsin politics. more here