This wasn’t the best way for newly elected California Republican Party Chairman Jim Brulte to get started.
From the LA Times yesterday: New state GOP leader contributed to Greuel campaign. In part,
A campaign committee controlled by the newly elected chairman of the state Republican Party donated $1,300 to Democrat Wendy Greuel’s Los Angeles mayoral bid. Jim Brulte, who was elected chairman Sunday at the party convention in Sacramento, said he made the donation before he realized Kevin James was a viable Republican candidate. “That was before I thought Kevin James had a great shot,” he said of the September donation.“