But it was his rigorous reconstruction, confirming that Jones was most famous for the Bush War in Iraq. It was a turnabout, which began more and more often in the Republican period of the home.
Jones initially supported the war in 2002. – even to encourage the palace's cafes to rename French potatoes as "Potatoes of Freedom" to protest against the French opposition in the US-led war.
"This is a true tribute," he said. Time. "When someone orders Freedom Fries, I hope they think of our men and women who serve in this great nation."
But he soon regretted the vote, he said in The Associated Press. Marine Sgt. Michael Bitz 2003 He wrote an apology to Bitz. And he continued to write such letters to the relatives of over 1
When Jones wrote the first letter, "I had a lot of emotions in my mind, and I still carry pain today to vote for unnecessary war," he said in The Daily Tar Heel, University of North Carolina University Students, May 2017. November
Jones told the newspaper that he had also begun regular visits to the wounded Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland, "reminding that war is hell – people are dying, people are injured."
Jones was conservative Democrat when he first came to his father, who in 1992 1994 He joined the Republican Party and was elected to the so-called Republic Revolution, led by Rep. Newt Gingrich, part of R-Ga.
But Jones opposed the war after 2003. its parties. Jones voted with 81 percent. It's time for your entire congressional career – but only about 60 percent. Time after Short Swear 2017 Month of January.
He invited the Chairman of the Intelligence Committee of R., disregarding the committee's investigation into alleged Russian influence in 2016. t
And he consistently resisted US military action abroad because Short began working on criticizing the US-led operation in Afghanistan and Syria
Colleagues remembered Jones as a principled person who stood up for his beliefs even when they were unpopular.
"He was a civil servant who was right in his beliefs and who would be missed," Republican North Carolina Gov Roy Cooper said in a statement
Sen. Thom Till, RN.C. what he thought he was right for his electorate, his area and his country, and it's no wonder why he was so admired and confident. ”