Earlier today, GOP Congessman Michael Grimm received his first endorsement as he campaigns for his second term in the House — and it came from a more Democratic-leaning group too, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades.
“Congressman Grimm has proven to us since his election to the House of Representatives that he is willing and able to stand up for the members of this union,” Jack Kittle, the union’s political director, said in a statement. “Time and again he has voted to protect the rights of workers. In these times of fierce partisanship, he is a breath of fresh air … The members of the IUPAT stand unwaveringly with Congressman Grimm and are ready to do everything we can to make sure that he is sent back to Washington DC.”
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