January 29, 2014
NY1 Interview With Michael Grimm (R-NY) Goes Horribly Right
Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm physically threatened NY1 political reporter Michael Scotto at the conclusion of an interview in the Capitol Rotunda following Tuesday night's State of the Union address.
Watch Michael Scotto’s report on the incident.
Grimm's threats came at the end of a brief interview in which he discussed the president's speech, calling the address "divisive."
Scotto then tried to ask the congressman about the ongoing federal investigation into his 2010 campaign fundraising:
"And just finally before we let you go, we haven't had a chance to talk about some of the..." Scotto began before Grimm cut him off.
That's the same thing Vinnie says to Rusty right before they um, you know, disappear into the bowels of the Sandcrawler.