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Michael Grimm threatens journalist after Obama speech

29 January 2014 Last updated at 17:27 GMT

A congressman who threatened to throw a reporter off a balcony after President Barack Obama's State of the Union address has defended his actions.

New York Representative Michael Grimm said he was "extremely annoyed" after a cable news reporter brought up an investigation into his campaign funds.

Mr Grimm threatened to "break" NY1's Michael Scotto.