Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 11.6.22

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On November 11 of each year, Americans honor the veterans who served to keep our country free. The day was originally known as Armistice Day to mark the armistice ending World War I at 11 a.m. on November 11, 1918. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a bill in 1954 officially proclaiming November 11 as Veterans Day to remember those who served not only in World War I but in all the…

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 5.28.22

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On the last Monday of May each year, we set aside a day to honor those who have fallen in defense of our country. Throughout our history, we have been fortunate to have men and women step forward to serve the United States. Citizenship imposes obligations on all of us, but these individuals gave more. Sometimes, they gave all they could give. Memorial Day is an occasion for the rest of…

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 11.5.21

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On Veterans Day, we honor the men and women who served our country in the United States Armed Forces. We set aside this day, the eleventh day of the eleventh month each year, to pay tribute to those who risked, and sometimes gave, all. Because we recognize the importance of their task, honoring them is one of the most important things we do as a people. One of the most prominent symbols…

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 10.15.21

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Representing approximately 700,000 people in the U.S. House of Representatives can mean I receive a lot of correspondence. Constituents contact me with numerous concerns, whether by phone, email, letter, or social media message. Your comments and inquiries are an asset as I do my job. While I cannot read or respond to each individually, my team collects them and lets me know what people…

Congressman Griffith’s Weekly E-Newsletter 9.10.21

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Twenty years ago, our nation was attacked by terrorists. Like many Americans, I remember where I was when I learned of the news on September 11, 2001. As I worked in my law office that morning, my bookkeeper at the time, Terry Haynie, told me that a plane had struck a Tower of the World Trade Center. We could not understand how a plane could have gotten so off course that it could hit a…

Griffith Statement on the Attack in Kabul

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement in response to today’s explosions in Kabul: “Praying for our troops who are risking their lives in Afghanistan to safely evacuate Americans and our Afghan allies.  My heart goes out to the families of our brave service members who have lost their lives or have been wounded in today’s attack.” ###

Congressman Griffith’s Weekly E-Newsletter 11.6.20

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November 11 is Veterans Day. Each year, Americans take this day to honor the men and women who have served in defense of our liberties in the United States Armed Forces. It began as Armistice Day, commemorating the end of World War I at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. Now veterans of all conflicts in which our country has been engaged are recognized…

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 11.8.19

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One hundred and one years ago, on November 11, 1918, the guns of World War I fell silent. One hundred years ago, November 11, 1919, was a day for remembering. President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation commemorating November 11 as Armistice Day. He wrote: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the…

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 9.2.19

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Labor Day On the first Monday of September, Americans observe Labor Day. Americans are a hard-working people. From farms to factories to mines, we are willing to take on difficult tasks to support our families and provide goods and services people need and want. It is appropriate that we take this late-summer day to celebrate the industriousness and dedication of American…

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 6.10.19

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The Wrong Approach to Immigration Reform One of America’s defining virtues is that its promise is open to people of all races and creeds. Our foundational principles apply to men and women no matter their land of origin. Yet this openness to all also places obligations on those who want to become Americans. Because we aspire to treat everyone equally according to the law, we expect…

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