No way Grimm will retake his congressional seat but he is trying

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Michael Grimm (R) out of jail after serving term for tax evasion wants to run to regain his congressional New York seat. He will be re-elected when pigs fly.

On April 28, prosecutors unsealed a 20-count indictment charging that Grimm and others concealed over a million dollars of the restaurant's sales and wages from both the U.S. federal government and the State of New York.Grimm surrendered to the FBI that morning.[87] Grimm pleaded not guilty to all charges and was released on $400,000 bond. He told reporters that he not only had every intention of fighting the charges, but also of staying in office and running for a third term.

On December 23, 2014, less than two months after winning reelection, Grimm pleaded guilty to one charge of felony tax evasion. He admitted to under-reporting Healthalicious's revenues by over $900,000 over four years and to filing false tax returns based on that under-reported income
. He also admitted to using the under-reported receipts to pay restaurant expenses, as well as to make under-the-table cash payments to employees. As part of the plea bargain, the other charges were dropped, but Grimm admitted to two of the offenses in the original indictment: knowingly employing people ineligible to work in the United States and lying in a 2013 deposition. The crimes to which he pleaded guilty carried a prison sentence of up to 30 months.

At first Grimm admitted making mistakes, but told a reporter he would "absolutely not" resign. But on December 29, 2014, it was reported that after discussing the matter with House Speaker John Boehner, Grimm had changed his mind and would decline to take his seat for a third term. He resigned from Congress on January 5, 2015. A special election to replace him was held on May 5, 2015, and Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan, a Republican, was elected to the seat.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Grimm_(politician)
http://www.foxnews.com/transcript/2018/01/04/bannon-backed-candidates-distance-themselves-over-wolff-book.html
 
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Michael Grimm (R) out of jail after serving term for tax evasion wants to run to regain his congressional New York seat. He will be re-elected when pigs fly.

On April 28, prosecutors unsealed a 20-count indictment charging that Grimm and others concealed over a million dollars of the restaurant's sales and wages from both the U.S. federal government and the State of New York.Grimm surrendered to the FBI that morning.[87] Grimm pleaded not guilty to all charges and was released on $400,000 bond. He told reporters that he not only had every intention of fighting the charges, but also of staying in office and running for a third term.

On December 23, 2014, less than two months after winning reelection, Grimm pleaded guilty to one charge of felony tax evasion. He admitted to under-reporting Healthalicious's revenues by over $900,000 over four years and to filing false tax returns based on that under-reported income
. He also admitted to using the under-reported receipts to pay restaurant expenses, as well as to make under-the-table cash payments to employees. As part of the plea bargain, the other charges were dropped, but Grimm admitted to two of the offenses in the original indictment: knowingly employing people ineligible to work in the United States and lying in a 2013 deposition. The crimes to which he pleaded guilty carried a prison sentence of up to 30 months.

At first Grimm admitted making mistakes, but told a reporter he would "absolutely not" resign. But on December 29, 2014, it was reported that after discussing the matter with House Speaker John Boehner, Grimm had changed his mind and would decline to take his seat for a third term. He resigned from Congress on January 5, 2015. A special election to replace him was held on May 5, 2015, and Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan, a Republican, was elected to the seat.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Grimm_(politician)
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He's untethered, he'll never win. His rainmaker Bannon has the popularity of anal cysts right now.
 
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I don't think it's so much his conviction as his threat to throw a reporter off a balcony that will be his undoing.
 
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