michael grim rally announces candidacy
Michael Grimm announces candidacy at rally
00:51 - Source: CNN

Story highlights

More than a year after being released from prison, Grimm announced his campaign

Grimm pleaded guilty to tax fraud in 2014 and later resigned from Congress

Washington CNN  — 

Michael Grimm, the former Republican congressman who went to jail for tax evasion, announced the launch of his campaign for his old seat representing Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn in New York on Sunday afternoon.

More than a year after being released from prison after pleading guilty to tax fraud charges, Grimm announced his intention to take back New York’s 11t