Trump pardons Arpaio, ex-sheriff convicted of defying judge’s order

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives at a campaign rally for then-candidate Donald Trump in Phoenix on June 18, 2016. File photo by REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned former sheriff Joe Arpaio, the retired Arizona lawman who was convicted for intentionally disobeying a judge’s order in an immigration case. The White House said the 85-year-old ex-sheriff of Arizona’s Maricopa County was a “worthy candidate” for a...

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