5 Reasons Racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio Should Not Receive a Presidential Pardon
August 25, 2017

“Last week, President Trump told Fox News that he is ‘seriously considering’ a pardon for former Maricopa County, Arizona, sheriff Joe Arpaio, telling the network that the disgraced ex-law enforcement officer ‘has done a lot in the fight against illegal immigration’ and ‘doesn’t deserve to be treated this way.’

“Arpaio was recently convicted of criminal contempt after he deliberately violated an earlier court ruling that ordered his department to end its practice of illegally detaining people based only on suspicions about their immigration status. That ruling came in a successful case brought by Latino residents to challenge Arpaio’s racial profiling policies.”

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