It may sound smart on the surface, but there is one not-so-small problem: He and McCain are close friends and have been for decades.
The two served together on Capitol Hill as military liaisions, McCain for the Navy and Jones the Marines. Jones is an outside adviser to McCain on national security issues and the GOP nominee has made clear that he'd like to appoint his friend to a top post in his administration.
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