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Immigration Activists, Officials Protest Possible Pardon Of Arpaio

Tony Navarrete
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Arizona Rep. Tony Navarrete

You might remember this endorsement of then-candidate Donald Trump last year. Well, since then, Joe Arpaio has been voted out of office as Maricopa County sheriff and convicted of criminal contempt of court.

Now President Trump is hinting that he may step in the ring for the former sheriff. The president told Fox News he is “seriously considering a pardon for Arpaio.”

This morning immigration activists and elected officials gathered for a press conference to denounce this possible pardon. State Rep. Tony Navarrete spoke there and he joins us now.

Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.