Rep. Michael Grimm Apologies for Threatening Reporter

New York congressman says he “overreacted” to question from NY1’s Michael Scotto.
3:00 | 01/29/14

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I just got to -- I apologize for Michael Scotto. He was very graciously accepted my apology. We have one sometime next week. Just make sure this is all behind us the bottom line is sometimes it -- my emotions up my -- I was wrong -- happened. And that's why apologize themselves kill me my apology was gracious and -- that it can now I got work to do -- -- herself to get back to work. And it's beyond what compassion my constituents. I go home. Every weekend and truth -- I see people. We nothing left attention. And many companies say I don't have a whole question I'm renting an apartment. And I just found out -- for insurance -- Skyrocketing. -- -- -- just walk away from my house build it back hasn't helped this hasn't helped. What -- -- and you know they've always come to me because I have their back. -- -- -- Did he wait so all day yesterday from very early morning was working on -- insurance. Making sure the CBO score was the proper school Arnold and working with the chairman working with the leadership. And it is a lot of pressure to to deliver because I want my constituents to know like to have their back. This but the bottom line is this this you know this was an unfortunate incident that. Should that happen -- You know I'm sure reminded my time mothers -- you know beyond anything -- -- that way she's right now yeah. We're having an astronomer and ask you about -- investigation no not at all actually gets a fair question it's just in the state of the union as all of you know in front camera camera camera so you set things up in advance. The Grand Canyon where everyone else was in. Means -- for -- whole. Just that I need to remind my local affiliate would would would get the independent I was in such a hurry and -- knew that -- to ask when we recently just in the state of the union was. I felt -- appropriate but you know look the bottom lines. I overreacted. Pain and my emotions got better -- I lost my -- and that shouldn't happen so. -- -- --

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