Michael Grimm's Long and Rocky Road

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Staten Island congressman Michael Grimm is mobbed by reporters following his arraignment on federal fraud charges in Brooklyn. Grimm denies the allegations in the 20-count federal indictment.

New York Congressman Michael Grimm has been indicted on 20 counts surrounding his time as a health-food restaurateur - from underreporting wages and revenue to hiring undocumented workers. NY1 reporter Courtney Gross discusses the latest round of indictments, and how they are related to the other investigations into Grimm's political and business practices. And Evan Ratliff, co-founder of The Atavist who has written extensively about Grimm for The New Yorker, discusses Grimm's long and sometimes rocky road to politics, from his time as an FBI agent through his election in 2011.

Grimm on His Restaurant from 2010 WNYC Interview

Read the Full Grimm Indictment