An Alabama lawyer who as soon as labored for Roy Moore and was known as out by Moore’s spouse for being Jewish is Senator-elect Doug Jones’ longtime good friend.
Richard Jaffe informed the Washington Examiner he’s been pals with Jones for greater than 30 years and had donated cash to Jones’ marketing campaign.
“There couldn’t be a extra passionate supporter of Doug than me!” he informed the Examiner. The lawyer defended Moore’s son, Caleb, when he confronted drug costs final 12 months.
Kayla Moore bragged that her household’s lawyer is Jewish in an try and refute ant-Semitism costs throughout a rally in Alabama the evening earlier than Election Day.
Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race
“Pretend information will inform you that we don’t look after Jews. I inform you all this as a result of I’ve seen it additionally. I simply need to set the report straight whereas they’re right here,” she stated. “One in all our attorneys is a Jew!”
Jones narrowly defeated Moore — who has been accused by a number of ladies of sexually assaulting them as teenagers — in Alabama’s particular election on Dec. 12.