Jon Stewart says Michael Grimm Was Giving the ‘Traditional Staten Island Goodbye’

Jon Stewart speaking on last night's show. (screengrab: thedailyshow.com)
Jon Stewart speaking on last night’s show. (screengrab: thedailyshow.com)

The Daily Show and its host, Jon Stewart, skewered Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm last night for threatening to throw a NY1 reporter off a balcony after the president’s State of the Union address earlier this week.

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Grimm Calls Reporter to Apologize for Threats

A scene from the confrontation. (screengrab: NY1/YouTube)
A scene from the confrontation. (screengrab: NY1/YouTube)

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. Continue reading “Grimm Calls Reporter to Apologize for Threats”

Bill de Blasio Tells Michael Grimm to Apologize

Michael Grimm. (Photo: Charles Norfleet/Getty)
Michael Grimm. (Photo: Charles Norfleet/Getty)

Mayor Bill de Blasio today called on Congressman Michael Grimm to apologize after the Staten Island lawmaker threatened to physically assault NY1 reporter Michael Scotto during an interview following the president’s State of the Union speech, according to an NY1 transcript of the exchange. Continue reading “Bill de Blasio Tells Michael Grimm to Apologize”

Michael Grimm Threatens Reporter During Interview

A scene from the confrontation. (screengrab: NY1/YouTube)
A scene from the confrontation. (screengrab: NY1/YouTube)

Congressman Michael Grimm, reportedly under federal investigation after allegations of illegal campaign fund-raising, blew up at and physically threatened a reporter tonight after the president’s State of the Union speech, according to NY1. Continue reading “Michael Grimm Threatens Reporter During Interview”