The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is out with another press release this afternoon reminding reporters that GOP Congressman Michael Grimm is facing allegations he broke the law in order to finance his 2010 campaign. Linking to a tweet from a member of The Politicker team reporting House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s statement that he hadn’t spoken to Mr. Grimm about the controversy, the DCCC argued Mr. Cantor should indeed be in conversation with Mr. Grimm.
The Democratic organization then “gave” Mr. Cantor Mr. Grimm’s phone number in the release. Mr. Cantor likely already has this number.
“The silence from Speaker John Boehner and Republican Leader Eric Cantor on Congressman Michael Grimm’s fundraising scandal is deafening,” said a DCCC spokesperson. “Leader Cantor pledged a ‘zero tolerance’ policy for ethics but it appears he has zero interest in even making a telephone call about it.” Read More