❝ Vice President Mike Pence called former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of federal contempt of court last year, a “champion of … the rule of law” and said he was honored that Arpaio attended an event with him on Tuesday in Tempe, Ariz.
President Trump pardoned Arpaio last year after he was found in contempt of court, a misdemeanor, for ignoring a federal judge’s order to stop detaining people because he merely suspected them of having entered the U.S. illegally.
❝ Arpaio’s critics spent years trying to stop enforcement practices under Arpaio that they charged were discriminatory and abusive.
After Trump announced his pardon of Arpaio, an official at the ACLU called it “a presidential endorsement of racism.”
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