In it, but not of it. TPM DC

Steele: Establishment Doesn't Like Me Because 'I'm A Street Guy' (VIDEO)

Pteqsm6zlusux0qlfcwx
Newscom

"I love hanging out in boardrooms," Steele added, seemingly referring to criticisms of his ability to raise big donor cash for the RNC, "but i prefer to be in the neighborhoods and communities."

Should he be granted a second crack that the head of the RNC, Steele promised to keep bringing that "street guy" style to the committee.

"The party needs to get outside its comfort zone," Steele said.

Watch Steele sounding like Steele on Van Susteren's show tonight: