SI’s Grimm news for W. House

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Source: Jennifer Fermino / NY Post

Congressman-elect Michael Grimm, New York City’s sole contribution to the GOP revolution that swept the House last week, said his election sends a message to the White House: The people want smaller government and less spending.

“The power is still with the people — and if you do not listen, we will fire you,” said Grimm, whose upset victory knocked out popular, longtime Democratic legislator Michael McMahon, who represents Staten Island and part of Brooklyn.

“People have been saying stop spending, and the administration hasn’t been listening.”

While he called his triumph a “referendum on this entire liberal administration,” he said it’s also important for the GOP to take note.

“The Republicans have to learn from this to listen and do what they say they are going to do,” he said.

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