August 19, 2017
Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is joined by Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, at a campaign event in Marshalltown, Iowa. Trump is considering pardoning the former sheriff's recent criminal conviction for disobeying a judge's order in an immigration case. The prospect of absolving Arpaio has fueled speculation that Trump will issue his first pardon when he comes to Phoenix next week for a rally.
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President Donald Trump on Tuesday again signaled his willingness to pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s conviction for intentionally disobeying a judge’s order in an immigration case.
Donald Trump, like many other presidents, is a creature of habit.