• Joe Arpaio October 29, 2021 6:48 pm

    Arpaio Legal Tab Hits $100M as Taxpayers Foot His Last Bills

    Nearly five years after Joe Arpaio was voted out as sheriff of Arizona’s most populous county, taxpayers have covered one of the last major bills from the thousands of lawsuits the lawman’s headline-grabbing tactics inspired

  • Donald Trump November 26, 2020 1:25 am

    Trump Pardons Michael Flynn, Former National Security Advisor Who Admitted Lying to FBI

    President Donald Trump’s first national security advisor, Michael Flynn, has tried to undo his guilty plea for more than a year.

  • Joe Arpaio August 8, 2020 1:36 am

    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 August 26, 2019 3:57 am

    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 September 6, 2018 12:41 pm

    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 August 7, 2018 12:07 pm

    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 10:29 pm

    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 January 10, 2018 12:22 am

    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 October 20, 2017 1:10 pm

    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 October 5, 2017 10:09 am

    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 September 27, 2017 12:03 pm

    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 August 30, 2017 7:36 pm

    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 August 30, 2017 2:00 am

    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...

  • Donald Trump August 30, 2017 10:03 am

    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 August 28, 2017 10:17 pm

    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 August 27, 2017 3:41 am

    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 August 23, 2017 11:47 am

    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 August 23, 2017 5:25 pm

    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 August 17, 2017 1:46 am

    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 August 26, 2017 6:47 am

    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...

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