President Trump pardons Sheriff Arpaio

 

"Throughout his time as sheriff, Arpaio continued his life’s work of protecting the public from the scourges of crime and illegal immigration." – White House statement

 

Sheriff Joe Arpaio The White House announced late Friday that President Donald Trump has granted a presidential pardon to Joe Arpaio, former Maricopa, Arizona, County sheriff. He was convicted of contempt of court in a prosecution pursued throughout the years of the Obama administration for overstepping the bounds set by the courts in his pursuit of…

* feature photo courtesy Gage Skidmore — Joe Arpaio supports Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Prescott, Arizona (October 4th, 2016)

 



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