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Disgraced S.I. Congressman Michael Grimm wants his job back

Disgraced Staten Island pol Michael Grimm wants his old seat back, GOP sources tell the Daily News.

Grimm — who spent seven months in prison for tax fraud — is making calls about running for Congress through former lawmaker Guy Molinari, sources said. The pair is looking to round up core supporters.

If he goes through with the plan, a run would pit Grimm, 47, against incumbent Congressman Dan Donovan, a fellow Republican.

“Dan will have labor and donor support I imagine,” the source told The News. “But a lot of voters still like the guy.”

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It could still prove tough because Donovan is a voter darling.

“Grimm should recall that Donovan used to win with 75% of the vote for DA,” the source said.

Molinari, the former borough president and congressman, is Grimm’s political godfather on Staten Island — and has feuded with many of the top GOP officials in the borough in recent years.

Grimm was previously rumored to be eyeing a borough president run — which would also require pronating another Republican.

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Grimm represented Staten Island and a part of Brooklyn as a Republican from 2011 to 2015. In 2014, the feds indicted the pol, once an FBI agent, on multiple charges.

He won reelection — despite being under indictment — before he gave up his seat after pleading guilty.

Grimm copped to helping prepare a false tax return.

When he pleaded guilty, he admitted to concealing more than $ 900,000 in receipts from Healthalicious, a Manhattan restaurant he owned.

He was sentenced to eight months of prison in July 2015 and released on April 27, 2016.

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