Haley Barbour: RNC’s Steele Failed at Job

Republican Governors Association Chairman Haley Barbour expressed strong disappointment Tuesday in Michael Steele’s performance as RNC chairman, saying that other GOP groups have been forced “to scramble around” because Steele’s organization proved “not able to do what they’ve often done in the past.”

Barbour [pictured], the governor of Mississippi, also pushed back against rumors that he might be interested in the RNC chairman’s job, however.

“In order to be chairman of the RNC I would have to step down as governor under Mississippi law, which of course I’m not going to do,” Barbour told Fox News host Neil Cavuto on Tuesday. “There’s no question about that. …

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11/3/10