Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt” airing this weekend that he expects the House of Representatives, controlled by his party, to enact some “major” revision of U.S. immigration laws within the next year.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele is likely to announce he won’t seek a second term in an evening conference call today, according to a Republican committee member close to the issue.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, in an interview on “Political Capital with Al Hunt” airing this weekend on Bloomberg Television, embraced former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s ability to galvanize voters and urged the Republican Party establishment to “chill out.”
Liz Cheney joined some fellow Republicans in calling on Michael Steele to resign as chairman of the Republican National Committee over remarks suggesting that the U.S. cannot win the war in Afghanistan.
Choosing the next chairman of the Republican National Committee will test the power and effectiveness of the Republican Party. In particular, it will provide a useful barometer of the party’s ability to coalesce behind a strong candidate for president in 2012.
Senator John McCain , an Arizona Republican, said Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele ’s recent comments suggesting that the U.S. will lose the war in Afghanistan are “wildly inaccurate.”
Michael Steele , the chairman of the Republican National Committee , said he expects his party will win the U.S. House of Representatives in the midterm election while having difficulty taking control of the Senate.