Man dissed by Trump has put felons in prison

Staff Writer

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Democrat who was disparaged by President Donald Trump as "soft on crime" is a former U.S. attorney who prosecuted church bombers and domestic terrorist Eric Rudolph.
Trump on Tuesday gave Republican Roy Moore a near endorsement in Alabama's Senate race, saying Moore "totally denies" allegations of sexual misconduct with teens. Trump then called Democrat Doug Jones soft on crime, border security and the military.
"We don't need a liberal person in there, a Democrat, Jones. I've looked at his record. It's terrible on crime. It's terrible on the borders. It's terrible on the military," Trump told reporters. Trump did not elaborate on the reasons behind his assessment.
Here's a brief look at Jones' record and views on the subjects mentioned by Trump:...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.

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