Steele stays neutral on Bennett primary

RNC Chairman Michael Steele stayed neutral today when asked about Sen. Bob Bennett's (R-Utah) primary showdown.

The Utah GOP convention will vote tomorrow on the party's nominee. Any candidate in the three-way race could win the nomination outright if they receive 60% of the vote. If not, the top two candidates will head to a runoff. Polls of the delegates indicate that Bennett is in serious trouble.

Steele declined to endorse Bennett's bid today in an interview with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell.

"That's a decision that the GOP members of the Utah party decide," Steele said. "We don't make those decisions at the national level. Those are constituents on the ground. I wish the senator well tomorrow."

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