POLITICS
10/12/2012 09:04 am ET

Why Is John Boehner Helping Out Shady Rep. Michael Grimm?

On Monday, the New York Times and Post reported that the ex-business partner of New York Republican Rep. Michael Grimm has close ties to the imprisoned don of the Gambino crime family, according to federal prosecutors. The old partner, whom Grimm started a restaurant with in 2006 after ending his colorful career as an undercover FBI agent, reportedly visits Anthony “Fat Tony’’ Morelli in prison and calls the crime boss his “uncle.”

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