Michael Steele Meets with Tea Party Leaders

Jim Hoft

RNC Chair Michael Steele met with Tea Party Leaders from the DC Works For Us group this afternoon in Florida.

One of the activists took video of the meeting:

The meeting was supposed to last one hour until 5 PM but went on until 7:30 PM.

CNN reported on the meeting:

An uneasy truce may have been reached between the Tea Party movement and the Republican Party after Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele spent nearly four hours Tuesday trying to calm the fears of Tea Party leaders who worry that the GOP is out to co-opt their grassroots energy ahead of the 2010 midterm elections.

Steele met with about 50 Tea Party leaders from grassroots organizations around the country in a lengthy bull session at the Capitol Hill Club, a cushy Republican meeting-spot located next to RNC headquarters.

The closed-door event, organized several weeks ago, was originally scheduled to last for one hour. But participants said the confab lasted well into the evening after the RNC chairman vowed to answer every question put forth by the activists who made the trip to Washington…

The article continues at GatewayPundit.

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