Steele, Republicans May Be Split on Immigration Reform The Afro-American Newspapers Your Community. Your History. Your News.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele once again talked his way into the news this week with comments on Arizona’s controversial immigration law. Steele, speaking to Spanish-language television network Univision, said the views of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer don’t necessarily represent his view or those of all Republicans.
“The actions of one state’s governor [are] not a reflection of an entire country, nor … a reflection of an entire political party," Steele said. “The governor and the people of Arizona made a decision that they thought was in their best interest, and that’s the beauty of a republic, that’s who we are.”