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Grimm Steps Down From House Committee Following Indictment

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A spokesman for Boehner said that the Speaker approved of Grimm's decision.

"The Speaker believes Rep. Grimm’s decision is appropriate under the circumstances," spokesman Michael Steel said in a statement.

Grimm announced earlier on Monday that he would not resign from his seat in Congress.

Read the full letter from Rep. Grimm:

Letter To Speaker Boehner From Rep. Michael Grimm