Congressman Michael Grimm called NY1 reporter Michael Scotto this morning to apologize for threatening to physically injure him after President Obama’s State of the Union address last night.
In an interview, Mr. Scotto told Politicker that Mr. Grimm called him around 10:45 a.m. to make amends for last night’s headline-grabbing eruption.
Two state legislators are accusing former Congressman Anthony Weiner of displaying a “lack of moral courage” in the face of what they slammed as a “homophobic, misogynistic slur” made by a voter referring to their chosen candidate: City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. And they want him to apologize.
The offense occurred in The Washington Post, which published a lengthy story Thursday on the mayor’s race that included this scene that described Mr. Weiner’s interaction with a voter on the campaign trail: