• Joe Arpaio Aug 8

    Joe Arpaio Loses Sheriff's Race in 2nd Failed Comeback Bid

    Joe Arpaio has been defeated in his bid to win back the sheriff’s post in metro Phoenix that he held for 24 years before being voted out in 2016

  • Donald Trump Aug 26, 2019

    Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Pardoned by Trump, Wants His Old Job Back

    Joe Arpaio, the tough-guy former sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, announced that he’s running for his old job on Sunday, exactly two years after President Donald Trump pardoned him for a federal contempt-of-court conviction, NBC News reports. “Watch out world! We are back!” Arpaio, 87, said in a statement in which he promised to reinstate the extreme measures that made...

  • Donald Trump Sep 6, 2018

    Roy Moore Sues Sacha Baron Cohen Over ‘Defamatory' TV Prank

    Failed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Wednesday sued comedian Sacha Baron Cohen for defamation and emotional distress after being pranked on the actor’s television show. The lawsuit appears to be the first actually filed by one of the string of politicians who were duped and humiliated by Baron Cohen on the show “Who is America.” The lawsuit filed Wednesday...

  • Donald Trump Aug 7, 2018

    Arpaio Speaks to Toy Doughnut in New Baron Cohen Show

    U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio argued the benefits of gun ownership to a tiny toy doughnut in the latest episode of comedian Sacha Baron Cohen’s new prank show. Arpaio often seemed taken aback during the interview that aired Sunday in which Baron Cohen portrayed a Finnish TV host who channeled some of his questions through a toy named “D’Lish Donut.”...

  • Donald Trump May 14, 2018

    Phoenix Agrees to Settle Over 2011 Death in Arpaio's Jail

    The city of Phoenix has agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of money to settle a lawsuit over the 2011 death of a mentally ill man who was arrested by its police officers and later died in a jail run by then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio, ending a case in which the jail’s operator had already paid millions of dollars to the...

  • Donald Trump Jan 10, 2018

    Pardoned Sheriff Joe Arpaio Says He's Running for US Senate in Arizona

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he’s running for the open U.S. Senate seat in his home state of Arizona so he can support President Donald Trump, who pardoned him last year after Arpaio was convicted of disobeying a judge’s order barring him from detaining suspected undocumented immigrants. “I am running for the U.S. Senate from the Great State of Arizona,...

  • Donald Trump Oct 20, 2017

    Judge Won't Throw Out Ruling Explaining Arpaio's Conviction

    The judge in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s now-pardoned criminal case has refused the retired lawman’s request to throw out all rulings in the case, including a blistering decision that explained her reasoning in finding him guilty of a crime. The request denied Thursday by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton was aimed at clearing Arpaio’s name and barring the ruling’s use...

  • Donald Trump Oct 5, 2017

    Judge Lets Trump's Pardon of Former Sheriff Arpaio Stand

    President Donald Trump’s pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s conviction for disobeying a court order in an immigration case will stand after a judge on Wednesday rejected arguments that it would encourage government officials to flout similar judicial commands in the future. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton cited U.S. Supreme Court precedent in formally dismissing the criminal case against the...

  • Donald Trump Sep 27, 2017

    Hispanics Still Treated Differently in Traffic Stops at Arpaio's Agency: Audit

    Nearly four years ago, a federal judge ordered a sweeping overhaul of then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office after concluding sheriff’s deputies had systematically racially profiled Hispanics in traffic patrols that targeted immigrants. Today, the agency is still dogged by findings that its officers treat minorities differently than whites during traffic stops. An audit conducted by criminal justice researchers at Arizona State...

  • PRESIDENT Aug 30, 2017

    SORRY, NOT SORRY: Kathy Griffin Retracts Apology Over Trump Decapitation Pic

    Kathy Griffin retracted her apology for a gory image of a fake Donald Trump head, saying anger against her was overblown and should be directed at Trump and his administration.

  • Donald Trump Aug 30, 2017

    Kathy Griffin Rescinds Apology for Trump Photo

    Kathy Griffin retracted her apology for a gory image of a fake Donald Trump head, saying anger against her was overblown and should be directed at Trump and his administration.

  • Donald Trump Aug 30, 2017

    Presidential Pardons Might Not End Russia Prosecutions

    President Donald Trump’s pardon of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, issued before his federal case was even finished, has sparked a debate over whether he could end Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe with a series of pre-emptive pardons. But even mass pardons of all suspects in the Russia case would not close the door to potential prosecutions, NBC News...

  • NBC Aug 28, 2017

    Trump Defends Decision to Pardon Arizona's Arpaio

    President Donald Trump is defending his decision to pardon Joe Arpaio, calling the controversial former Arizona sheriff a “patriot” who loves his country, NBC News reported. During a news conference with the president of Finland on Monday, Trump said Arpaio was not treated well by the Obama administration and had success in his long career for the people of Arizona.......

  • Donald Trump Aug 27, 2017

    A Look at the President's Pardon Power and How It Works

    President Donald Trump has exercised his pardon power for the first time, using it to pardon former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio. A look at the president’s unique power:

  • Donald Trump Aug 26, 2017

    Trump's First Pardon Spares Political Ally and Former Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

    President Donald Trump spared former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio the prospect of serving jail time in granting the first pardon of his turbulent tenure, wiping away the lawman’s recent federal conviction stemming from his immigration patrols that focused on Latinos. The White House said 85-year-old Arpaio was a “worthy candidate” for the pardon, citing his “life’s work of protecting the...

  • Donald Trump Aug 23, 2017

    Trump Revisits Charlottesville Remarks in Angry Phoenix Speech

    President Donald Trump opened his political rally in Phoenix with calls for unity and an assertion that “our movement is about love.” Then he erupted in anger. He blamed the media for the widespread condemnation of his response to violence at a Charlottesville, Virginia, protest organized by white supremacists. And he shouted that he had “openly called for healing, unity...

  • Donald Trump Aug 23, 2017

    Trump Strongly Hints at Pardon for Ex-Sheriff Arpaio

    President Donald Trump said Tuesday night that Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be “just fine” despite being found guilty of criminal contempt for violating a court order as the president strongly hinted that he might pardon the man known as “America’s toughest sheriff,” NBC News reported. “Do the people in this room like Sheriff Joe,” Trump asked of the thousands of...

  • Donald Trump Aug 17, 2017

    Phoenix Mayor Not Happy About President Trump's Rally Plans

    President Donald Trump plans to rally supporters in Phoenix next week, and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is not happy about it. Trump’s campaign announced the event Wednesday — a day after the president blamed “both sides” for weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators.

  • Donald Trump Aug 15, 2017

    Trump Retweets User Calling Him a Fascist, New CNN Attack Meme

    President Donald Trump retweeted a pair of inflammatory tweets Tuesday morning before deleting them about 20 minutes later: one in which a user called the president a fascist and another in which a train bearing Trump’s name hits a person tagged as CNN, NBC News reported. Both tweets were sent in response to a “Fox & Friends” tweet, already retweeted...

  • Donald Trump Aug 14, 2017

    As Trump Considers Arpaio Pardon, Critics Call Out President

    President Donald Trump says he may grant a pardon to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio following his recent conviction in federal court, prompting outrage among critics who say the move would amount to an endorsement of racism....
    The report was welcome news for the former Phoenix-area sheriff, who lost a re-election bid in November and who was convicted of misdemeanor contempt of...

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