"Those allegations were leveled by MY FORMER CAMPAIGN CHAIRMAN, a convicted felon who was trying to get a reduced sentence on his conviction. . . "The thing about this George that is so frustrating to me, is that the Washington Post elevated
Seriously. If I were a Republican, I'd be pissed. He's trying to disassociate himself from his former campaign chairman. It's as if President Obama were to try disassociating himself from David Plouffe, by saying " Well, I *WOULD* have talked about the charges he made against me earlier when I was running for office, but they simply weren't credible because the guy was a convicted crook!!"
Yes, Mr. Steele... But he was *YOUR* crook, and a longtime, close political associate of yours. Sentenced to prison for nine years for a $32M fraud / money laundering scheme.
I'm not saying Steele is a crook... I'm just saying that he's been deceptive and monumentally obtuse in how he's handled this issue, to the point of disgracing himself and becoming a big liability to his party from Day One.