US President Donald Trump pardons controversial Sheriff, Joe Arpaio

US President Donald Trump has granted a pardon to former Arizona lawman and political ally Joe Arpaio, the self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff in America," less than a month after he was convicted of criminal contempt in a case involving his department's racial profiling policy.

In a statement announcing the pardon, Trump's first, he says "Throughout his time as sheriff, Arpaio continued his life's work of protecting the public from the scourges of crime and illegal immigration."

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