This raises two critical issues: first, does this violate the Presidential Records Act, passed after Nixon and Watergate? Second, does this create a potential security breach? How much security does the RNC maintain, compared to the White House? There is also the issue of people on the White House payroll doing work for the RNC on government time, another potential law-breaker.
Henry Waxman, D-CA, wants to know what is going on. He has sent a letters to the RNC and the Bush-Cheney campaign to preserve there emails for congressional investigation. http://thinkprogress.org/2007/03/26/rnc-emails-wa
For comments on security see http://www.warandpiece.com/blogdirs/005879.html and http://www.tpmmuckraker.com/archives/002875.php.
All these websites are extremely partisan. Let the Flame Wars begin!