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Watch: Dem. Rep. Alan Grayson Explodes on Politico Reporter

GraysonRep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) told Politico reporter Edward-Isaac Dovere that he hoped he would get arrested for asking questions and allegedly getting in the Congressman’s face.

Dovere said that he was asking about allegations of domestic abuse from Grayson’s ex-wife, reported by Politico Tuesday. Grayson accused Dovere of pushing him and said he would be “handing [the incident] over to the Capitol police, my friend.” He added, “I’m hoping that somebody comes here and arrests you.” The confrontation took place at a Politico event in Philadelphia.

The exchange was captured on video by Mother JonesPatrick Caldwell.

Grayson has announced his intention to challenge Marco Rubio for his Florida Senate seat. During a heated meeting with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, Grayson became disruptive and the Nevadan Senator reportedly told him, “I want you to lose.”

Sam Reisman (@thericeman) is a staff editor at Mediaite.

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