Donald Trump! American President pardon Joe Arpaio! Check here: U.S president Trump has pardoned the controversial former sheriff of Maricopa Country Joe Arpaio. The white house said in a statement stressing Arpaio’s public service. “Throughout his time as Sheriff, Arpaio continued his life’s work of protecting the public from the scourges of crime and illegal immigration,” further addition in statement by White house “Sheriff Joe Arpaio is now eighty-five years old, and after more than fifty years of admirable service to our Nation, he is a worthy candidate for a Presidential pardon,”
U.S president Trump later shared this news on Twitter in regarding Arpaio “He kept Arizona safe!”
Wilenchik, an attorney for Arpaio said that he was contacted by the white house counsel on Friday afternoon saying that Trump had signed the pardon paperwork. Wilenchik said “”Frankly, this saves everybody a lot of trouble”
This announcement about the Arpaio’s is released by trump on Friday evening at that time most media attention was the level 4 hurricane barreling toward the Gulf Coast, impacting Texas and Louisiana.But suddenly this announcement by U.S president trump started getting attention by the media.Trump already have given the hint to the public at a rally in Phoenix on Tuesday that he is preparing to pardon the controversial former sheriff, an early supporter of the president’s.
Donald Trump pardon Joe Arpaio, Arizona Ex-Sheriff was convicted in racial profiling case
Arpaio was a sheriff but he was found guilty in a Justice Department investigation of racially profiling Latinos. He was convicted July 31 of criminal contempt for disobeying a federal judge’s order on detaining individuals suspected of being in the U.S. illegally.
Some people are opposing this decision of Trump group that works for democrats and civil rights said that this move by Trump is really unjustified
The NAACP called Arpaio “a remorseless criminal who took the law into his own hands and enacted racist policing policies,” while the American Civil Liberties Union called Trump’s pardon a “presidential endorsement of racism.”
“On the same night that President Trump has directed the military to implement his ban on transgender people, his decision to pardon Arpaio is yet another insult to marginalized voices across our nation,” interim NAACP president and CEO Derrick Johnson said in a statement.
“In the wake of the riot in Charlottesville started by domestic terrorists, neo-Nazis and white supremacists, Trump has once again shown us his true colors and his support for racism and violence. By pardoning Arpaio, Trump has endorsed Arpaio’s abhorrent behavior and has opened the gates for other bigots to follow in his footsteps.”
Tom Perez, the chair of the Democratic National Committee, noted that Trump announced the pardon “during a natural disaster that could hurt millions.”
“That’s not presidential, that’s a coward,” said Perez, who sued Arpaio while serving in the Obama Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division
Many democratic groups already warned the trump at a campaign rally for his decision to pardon the former sheriff and said that the move that he is taking is clearly unjustified whereas many Republicans in Arizona including Reps. Trent Franks and Andy Biggs has been pushing Trump for taking the decision to make pardon by saying that Joe Arpaio has been railroaded by the justice Department under former President Obama.They are saying that this was a political trick by Obama administration to the side and destroy the formidable opponent.
Finally, Trump has announced the pardon of former sheriff Joe Arpaio on Friday.