FBI official: Rep. Grimm 'cheated, evaded, lied'

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An out-of-control Rep. Michael Grimm, right, physically threatened An out-of-control Rep. Michael Grimm, right, physically threatened a reporter on camera in January. Photo Credit: NY1 screen grab

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From the story on Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm's indictment:

"Rep. Grimm billed himself as a patriot and an American hero," said George Venizelos, head of the FBI's New York office. "... but Rep. Grimm was anything but an upstanding citizen. He cheated, evaded and then lied."

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Here's the rest of it.

New York City's only GOP congressman alleges a political vendetta by the offices for which he once worked.

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