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Rep. Morgan Griffith

9th District Republican Congressman Morgan Griffith says he favors federal assistance to those losing their jobs over coronavirus impacts — like people  working in restaurants and retail businesses that have closed for now. But Griffith voices concerns over much broader proposals like President Trump’s call to send federal checks to almost all Americans as quickly as possible:

Griffith spoke live Wedbesday morning on the Roanoke Valley’s Morning News, as WFIR’s Evan Jones reports:

While coronavirus dominated, the conversation also dealt with other matters that include Major League Baseball plans to close many minor league teams — and Griffith’s own re-election plans. Here is the full conversation: