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Press Release - Mitt Romney Announces Support of New York Congressman Michael Grimm

October 10, 2011

Mitt Romney today announced the support of New York Congressman Michael Grimm.

"I am thrilled to receive Congressman Grimm's support," said Mitt Romney. "He shares my vision for America and I'm looking forward to working with him to spread my pro-growth message to the country and all New Yorkers."

Announcing his support, Congressman Grimm said, "The single most thing this country is starving for is leadership – leadership that is reinforced with the right balance of private sector and executive experience. Governor Romney epitomizes that balance, making him the right candidate to lead America during these tough times. At a time when growing the economy and creating jobs is imperative to the future of our nation, Governor Romney brings the necessary skills and hands-on experience to get the job done. I am proud to endorse Mitt Romney to lead our nation as the next President of the United States."

Background on Congressman Michael Grimm

Michael Grimm represents Staten Island and Brooklyn in Congress after serving in the United States Marine Corps in the Gulf War and spending nearly a decade as an undercover FBI agent cracking down on organized crime in New York City. He is a member of the House Financial Services Committee and Co-Chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus.

Mitt Romney, Press Release - Mitt Romney Announces Support of New York Congressman Michael Grimm Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/298852

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