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Grimm, Michael (R-NY-1st) Rep.

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Michael Grimm (R-NY-11th) Rep.Update: This moron finally resigned.

Crooked Congressman Michael Gerard Grimm (born February 7, 1970)[2] is the United States Representative for New York’s 11th congressional district, serving since 2011.

On December 23, 2014 he pleaded guilty to a single count of felony tax fraud, and “acknowledged committing perjury, hiring illegal immigrants and committing wire fraud.” On April 28, 2014, Grimm was charged with a 20-count indictment by federal authorities for fraud, federal tax evasion, and perjury.

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Michael Grimm for Congress

PO Box 61806
Staten Island, NY 10306



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  1. oportosanto April 29, 2016

    Not many countries in the world where this would happen, I mean, if he is guilty why does he stay on the job? More, why doesn’t anyone make him leave?

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  3. tskier01123 April 7, 2016

    Pleading guilty and not resigning is the worst kind of hubris for these politicians. You did something wrong, face the consequences like a stand-up human being. I don’t think these guys have any rationalization of consequences, though. Everything in their world is free or paid for, so why not reach out for a little more. I don’t think it’s noble to not resign, I think it’s a little scummy. You betrayed the public trust, now it’s time to move on.

  4. oportosanto March 31, 2016

    Come on, this is something crazy, how can someone plead guilty and don’t resign? Crook seems indeed the right expression, giving a bad name to all the political system, a shame that there aren’t mechanisms to kick him out automatically.

  5. GreenEggsAndSam March 30, 2016

    In some countries, if you are charged with a crime, you are automatically suspended from any government offices you hold. If you are found not guilty, you are reinstated, and if found guilty, you are immediately and automatically fired. America should follow this example, so that the person has no choice but to leave office.

  6. MarkOfDavison March 28, 2016

    I am glad that he resigned. If someone is pleading guilty to crimes, they probably should not be a part of the body that makes the laws. I think that you should have to have a perfectly clean criminal record to serve in any law making body.

  7. ZXD22 March 26, 2016

    He pleaded guilty and said he wouldn’t resign, then look at him, he actually ended up resigning haha! Look at how many fraud cases he has committed! Glad he is out!

  8. MarsL9 February 5, 2016

    What do you think could be done differently?

  9. atlmom5 January 17, 2016

    Well, I’m glad he finally resigned. Didn’t he threaten a news reporter on the air? I mean it’s one thing to stand your ground because you were wrongly accused, but the evidence was there…he just got caught and acted like a total jerk.

  10. Humble January 15, 2016

    This is exactly what is wrong with the political system. Politicians get all high and mighty and believe that they’re “untouchable”. I’m glad Grimm was caught and I’m looking forward to him having a grim future. You are in power to help, not to do whatever you please.

  11. Esperaholon December 22, 2015

    How does this dude have 2.2 out of 5 despite being an actual crook, but Obama has a 1.5 and Biden has a 1? Someone might need to work on a balancing system for the ratings on here, because they are horribly skewed at the moment.

    That said – this dude is an actual moron. If there is one thing I’ve learned about the legal system in America it’s that you don’t screw over the IRS. They will get their money come hell or high water, and invariably they succeed in getting their man where other legal departments fail. He probably would have escaped justice if he had’t evaded his taxes. And there is something both hilarious and very sad about that.

  12. Pepper170 December 20, 2015

    Wow, which politicians aren’t into some sort of crap these days? Wish we could get some real honest people in office! (Like such a thing even exists…)

    The system is so backwards… there’s a reason for all the outcry against government!

  13. ellyjude December 18, 2015

    Now this is a real man. I mean, real men accept their mistakes but they do not step down for others. I like his spirit though he has committed a crime and we are not sure if he will not commit it again.

  14. claude76 December 8, 2015

    I wasn’t aware of this and I find this disgusting. This is just too much! The only good part of all this is that he was caught. I wish all of those corrupt politicians out there get caught too because I’m sure Michael Grimm is not the only one.

    What can we expect of regular people when our leaders are doing stuff like this? I’m so disappointed.

  15. KCDavis December 2, 2015

    Well that’s what happens when these people get to much power and start to think they are untouchable. Some were along the line he stopped working for the people and started working for himself. And lost all humanity in the processes.

  16. Andrew November 24, 2015

    This guy is clearly one of many examples of blatant corruption in politics. The types of crimes of which he was convicted seem to be commonplace in the American political system. It’s almost as if you have to engage in shady dealings in order to succeed. There are honest politicians, as far as we know, but they seem to be few and far between.

  17. MichelleVL November 23, 2015

    Wow! Unbelievable! It’s like nowadays politicians have no shame whatsoever. Does anyone know what his sentence was? Well I hope he gets the maximum for his charges. It’s time to put a stop to the abuse of the hard working citizens of this country. The Judiciary System needs to make an example of these types of cases so that politicians take their positions and the law more seriously.

  18. shenwil November 18, 2015

    It just shows how bare faced they are getting now. Usually when they get caught they would go hide in a corner but this man decides look us straight in the eyes and say, yeah I did it so what?

  19. SirJoe November 4, 2015

    Pleads guilty but won’t resign. Wow, that’s a first, normally it’s the first thing a crooked politician does. He tries to get as far away from the limelight as he can. Has he no shame?

  20. Alexa October 25, 2015

    He was a former FBI agent too? The problem is he was aware of his actions and also the consequences and got caught out. You can’t plead guilty and not resign, with his background he should have known that. It defies belief that people like this can join the FBI and also get voted into Congress.

    I don’t know how he can still hold his head up high and people still trust him.

  21. ashleydageek September 27, 2015

    When the government is so corrupt you can’t watch TV without seeings report on a government official abusing his power or doing a crime then its time to change the government, not the way of the governed.

  22. Grimminalwatch September 11, 2015

    This Grimminal didn’t get enough jail time. He’ll come out and basically pick up where he left off with some cushy job. That’s how messed up our country is.

  23. Josh C. September 3, 2015

    Why are we allowing these people to maintain their offices? They claim to use our tax dollars to “create new jobs,” then they settle for the cheapest option while using OUR money to line THEIR pockets. And even after being found out, they still get to keep their office? They still get to screw us over? This is unacceptable.

  24. Jasmine2015 September 3, 2015

    We definitely need a new system to regulate people we put into office. It should mean something to us when a person admits to his crimes and then has no problem saying he won’t resign. Either Grimm truly believes he is above the law and untouchable , we won’t do anything about his crimes and he will keep his job, or both of those things. We shouldn’t have to wait until crooks decide to resign, they should be fired on the spot. We shouldn’t have to wait until they feel good and ready to do the right thing.

    With so many people out of a job, why give the few jobs still available to illegal immigrants that don’t pay taxes? But then again just look at Mr. Grimm and how he handles his taxes.

  25. Tipes77 August 20, 2015

    Its really sad how our political system has yet to get rid of such individual. I can’t fathom why they wouldn’t past a law that states that people like Mr. Grimm would have to be retire right upon being convicted. This give me so much more confident in political leaders, not. Normal people would have been arrested and even put on black list, but here he is allow to continue to do his job! Like Marc said I wish they didn’t stop the investigation, I would like a deeper hole for the FBI. One where they will have a much harder time climbing out of.

  26. Alex Berfield August 15, 2015

    illegal activities and corruption needs to have a solution in these days.

  27. OfficialPolitico August 9, 2015

    A shining example of what is wrong? Too many stories coming out? I wonder, how many of the citizens who pick up their daily newspaper, or tune in to the news at 10, 11, etc bother learning who their representatives are? Or do they just wait for a a story to come out and then start playing the blame game??? Yes he hired immigrants and then perjured himself to do it, and so does every other politician who has a business and needs cheap labor. Why would you expect him to tell the truth? He got into office by lying to you, just like he rest of them. Please America, stop being so naive.

  28. James Loftus August 8, 2015

    Micheal Grimm actually spoke at the beginning of my son’s T-Ball season last year in Brooklyn, encouraging the kids to do well and play hard; unbelievable! The arrogance of politicians who continue to deny and wait for the news cycle to end and the public memory to fade. Fortunately, the government’s memory didn’t fade and he will be doing his time in the Klink. He started out as a marine and FBI agent, two careers that are supposed to be about honor; hmm…

  29. Buruku August 6, 2015

    I am so sick of hearing about politicians or wealthy business men committing tax fraud. This is such a focal point of what our people debate about, and yet our politicians can’t even pay their taxes honestly like the rest of us hard working citizens have to do. It’s disgusting and an outrage.

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  31. Liv6 June 24, 2015

    I think politicians that have been proven guilty or have confessed to be guilty to a crime should have their position taken away from them. I don’t agree with the fact that he was allowed to stay in office after the fact, especially considering that he can’t be trusted. I sincerely hope he got what he deserved for this.

  32. bonzer June 12, 2015

    Pleads guilty, but will not quit. Glad, He finally resigned. What a colossal shame! Why do they hang on even after proven guilty? They don’t want to sacrifice the luxuries, benefits and privileges that come with a legislator position.

    They are there to serve the public not to eat public money or view the legislative position as a money making opportunity. This country needs stringent laws to stop corruption at the top level.

  33. Eileen100 June 4, 2015

    There seems to be a dangerous trend of our congressmen betraying the people. The crook needs be put in prison for as long as anyone else that does these types of crimes. I hate it when all these charges are brought up, they confess and then little to no time gets dispersed to them. It sends the message “hey keep doing what you’re doing”. The rest of society is left to deal with the consequences here; higher taxes; more criminals put into office and the same vicious cycle continues.

  34. dharris18 May 20, 2015

    Way too many fraud cases coming out these days in politics. Though I’m certainly glad they’re getting caught it’s still such a shame at how many people simply care about money. Also, it makes me wonder just how many are still getting away with it.

  35. JohnB May 14, 2015

    It just goes to show what some of these politicians are really after. I’m starting think the only difference between many of them and criminals is whether they have been caught yet. I think it would have been better if he was just removed from office but whatever legal means were possible. Letting the man decide whether or not to resign is ridiculous. Maybe even initiating the process as some sort of symbolic gesture just to make the point when these crooks quit would be good.

  36. Del May 7, 2015

    Pleads guilty but says he won’t resign. He really shouldn’t be the one who decides whether he can keep his position or not. Politicians doing ill things like this need to be punished and held accountable for their action like everybody else. But seems all they get is a slap on the risk!

  37. Vawter May 7, 2015

    Boy I tell ya it never ceases to amaze me the dirt that some of these politicians do. Many of them are slicker than street criminals, only difference is they wear a suit!

  38. Devon April 29, 2015

    Wow, he actually got charged. I’m so sick of people who are supposed to be leaders of this country doing things that are blatantly illegal and getting away with it.

  39. PK Sardar April 28, 2015

    Well, as this person has ultimately resigned, one should say he had some good sense left in him (probably because he is from US). Unfortunately in our Country (India), majority of politicians will never confess to have done anything wrong (even if they are caught red-handed), they always have the opposition to blame. I wish good people come in more numbers in politics and remain responsible to others as well as to self .

  40. Ann Abbitz March 21, 2015

    I always read a lot of comments where people say that it’s embarrassing, etc. I can’t bring myself to believe that. I don’t think these politicians have enough common sense OR humility to actually be embarrassed by the ignorant acts they carry out. There is never (NEVER) a shortage of politicians in the news for doing illegal, immoral, or ignorant things… It’s just obvious that there are a LOT of politicians who believe that the laws they sign into being are not meant for them to follow.

  41. Andrea Robinson March 19, 2015

    This is the guy who threatened to throw a journalist off the balcony and kill him. Grimm didn’t realize that it was caught on sound and camera.

    The shocker to me is not that there are abusive people in the world, but that others line up behind them and defend their “rights” to abuse.

    After they get away with lie after lie, they start to feel bulletproof, I suppose. I’m pasting in a link about how to spot a liar – it’s good information for all of us:


  42. Jen March 18, 2015

    You’d think if you were in the public eye like this, you’d be on top of your taxes, and avoiding illegal activities.

  43. Margaret March 18, 2015

    Things are looking a little Grimm, eh? Get your act together or leave!

  44. Josh Robbins March 17, 2015

    How embarrassing! It’ humiliating for his party, his state, country and especially for his constituents. Almost as embarrassing as when a certain politician from Massachusetts was reelected after his shenanigans a few years back. BTW dishonesty and hypocrisy shows no party favoritism.

  45. Geaniemarie March 16, 2015

    What? Why is someone still allowed to hold a public office after he’s been convicted of a crime? Don’t these people know that everything they do is scrutinized and gone over with a fine tooth comb? Look at what Hilary’s dealing with right now. I’m constantly amazed that people in public office think they can get away with things like this . . . well, actually I guess I shouldn’t be, apparently they can. Super unfortunate picture.

  46. Kevin March 13, 2015

    That is a lot of fraud cases!!!

  47. Ape-Man February 17, 2015

    They distrust honest politicians and trust republican thugs, because the republican crime party tells them to. They are easily led around by the nose through deceit, and the crime party knows it, and exploits it.

  48. Chris February 17, 2015

    It is a modern curiosity of the GOP that their electorate falls so hard for the criminal authoritarian type like Grimm, et al.

  49. Marc Beharry January 29, 2015

    Mr. Grimm, you are the shining example of what is wrong with our political system. I only wish the investigation was not stopped in order to save the FBI from further embarrassment.

    You would have needed hundreds of delivery boys to hide those millions of dollars. And, still love that threat you made to a journalist on capitol hill. Wish I was there!! Say hi to Bubba for me!


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