FILE - In this May 9, 2012 file photo, Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. In the fall of 2009, when Grimm announced his run for congr

 

              FILE - In this May 9, 2012 file photo, Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. In the fall of 2009, when Grimm announced his run for congr
FILE - In this May 9, 2012 file photo, Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. In the fall of 2009, when Grimm announced his run for congress, he sorely needed a rainmaker who could get the dollars flowing to his nascent campaign. He found one in an Israeli Rabbi Pinto, but now that fruitful association has turned into a big headache for the Staten Island Republican - one involving allegations of illegal donations, a bizarre blackmail claim and potentially embarrassing associations with people in the pornography business. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)