The former lieutenant governor of Maryland, Michael Steele, has only been chairman of the Republican National Committee for a matter of days.
UPDATE: Unsurprisingly, Steele is disputing the allegations. Here's the lead of the CNN report posted today:
Michael S. Steele, the newly elected chairman of the Republican National Committee, arranged for his 2006 Senate campaign to pay a defunct company run by his sister for services that were never performed, his finance chairman from that campaign has told federal prosecutors.
WASHINGTON– New Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele said Sunday that payments to his sister’s company by his 2006 Senate campaign were proper.