Trump ‘seriously considering’ a pardon for ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Fox News ^ | August 14, 2017 | Gregg Jarrett
Posted on 08/14/2017 10:43:39 AM PDT by jazusamo
EXCLUSIVE: President Trump may soon issue a pardon for Joe Arpaio, the colorful former Arizona sheriff who was found guilty two weeks ago of criminal contempt for defying a state judge’s order to stop traffic patrols targeting suspected undocumented immigrants. In his final years as Maricopa County sheriff, Arpaio had emerged as a leading opponent of illegal immigration.
“I am seriously considering a pardon for Sheriff Arpaio,” the president said Sunday, during a conversation with Fox News at his club in Bedminster, N.J. “He has done a lot in the fight against illegal immigration. He’s a great American patriot and I hate to see what has happened to him.”
Trump said the pardon could happen in the next few days, should he decide to do so.
Arpaio, 85, was convicted by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton of misdemeanor contempt of court for willfully disregarding an Arizona judge’s order in 2011 to stop the anti-immigrant traffic patrols. Arpaio had maintained the law enforcement patrols for 17 months thereafter.
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Yes, do it President Trump. MAGA!
Yes, good move.
This “judge” is the one who should be going to prison.
😱😭. Lib heads a’poppin’.
That would be the best news I’d have heard all year!
Please do it, and do it soon.
Elderly folks don’t need this kind of stress.
Arpaio is tough, but he’s been through the propaganda wringer for at least the last ten years.
Considering it? It should have happened the day he was charged. Trump is a wimp.
Can a president pardon at any time of the year?
I ask that because it’s usually toward late December when I hear about Presidential Pardons.
Or maybe it just seems that way.
To: lee martell
You’re absolutely right.
Leak not, do.
Good ! He should….
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UPHOLDING FEDERAL LAW IS NOT A CRIME ANYMORE.. I hope President Trump pardons Arpaio!
Glad to hear Trump has not forgotten this PATRIOT RAILROADED BY OBAMADULLAH.
A Presidential Pardon for a misdemeanor conviction may well be a first.
To: lee martell
I believe so.
Don’t just think about it, do it.
And end DACA like you said you would.
President Trump needs to do it. That prosecution and the sentence were a miscarriage of justice.
Make it happen.
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