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Michael Grimm

Ex-U.S. Representative Grimm Gets Prison Time For Tax Evasion

A former Marine and FBI agent who won the first of three terms in 2010, Grimm previously made headlines in January 2014 when he threatened to throw a television reporter off a balcony.

July 17, 2015

Late Night Round-Up: The New Diverse Congress Meets The Tea Party

Conan O’Brien noted a peculiar complication from the increased diversity in the new Congress.

January 7, 2015

New York Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Guilty To Federal Charge

The law finally caught up with GOP Congressman Michael Grimm.

December 23, 2014

Rep. Michael Grimm Is Indicted On Fraud Charges, Says He’s ‘Moral Man’

By Michael A. Memoli and Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Even as Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) faced charges of defrauding the federal government and pleaded not guilty Monday, he vowed to seek re-election. Grimm was charged with fraudulently underreporting more than $1 million in sales and wages at a Manhattan fast-food restaurant he […]

April 29, 2014

U.S. Congressman In Custody, Charged With 20 Counts

New York (AFP) – U.S. congressman Michael Grimm (R-NY) was taken into custody Monday and charged with fraud and obstruction of justice, accused by federal prosecutors of making $1 million “disappear” from the books of a business he owned. The former FBI agent and a second-term Republican from Staten Island was arraigned in federal court […]

April 28, 2014

Rep. Michael Grimm Of New York To Face Charges In Campaign Probe

By Lisa Mascaro and Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — A Republican congressman is expected to face charges in a long-running federal investigation into campaign irregularities, but will continue serving in office, his lawyer said Friday. Rep. Michael R. Grimm, a combat Marine and former FBI agent who represents Staten Island and other […]

April 27, 2014

5 Republicans Getting Screwed By The Club For Growth

Photo: Crazy George via Flickr The Club for Growth — a powerful right-wing group that only supports candidates it deems sufficiently disposed to a fiscally conservative economic agenda and punishes those who aren’t — released the 2013 edition of its congressional scorecard on Monday. The highly anticipated scorecard grades members of Congress on a 0 to […]

February 24, 2014

‘Lost My Cool’ Says Lawmaker Who Threatened Journalist

Washington (AFP) – Embattled congressman Michael Grimm apologized Wednesday after threatening to break a reporter in half and throw him off a balcony after he was asked about a campaign finance probe. The New York Republican lost his temper during an interview with NY1 News television immediately after President Barack Obama’s State of the Union […]

January 29, 2014

WATCH: Rep. Grimm Threatens To Throw Reporter Off Balcony After Scandal Question

Among all of the Republican Party’s many responses to President Barack Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address, none was more startling — or less helpful — than that of Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY). Grimm, a second-term congressman representing Staten Island, was discussing the president’s speech on camera with NY1’s Michael Scotto, when Scotto attempted […]

January 29, 2014