Politics Aug 26

Arizona's Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 21, 2016. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters
Ex-Arizona sheriff Arpaio running to get his job back

Republican Joe Arpaio announced his 2020 campaign for Maricopa County sheriff on the anniversary of his pardon in 2017 from Trump on the misdemeanor contempt of court conviction for disobeying an order to stop the immigration patrols.

Politics Apr 08

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio addresses the media about a simulated school shooting in Fountain Hills, Arizona, February 9, 2013. Controversial Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio, who styles himself as "America's Toughest Sheriff," has enlisted action film star Steven Seagal to lead a training exercise for members of his armed volunteer posse on how to respond to a school shooting. REUTERS/Darryl Webb (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS SOCIETY CRIME LAW EDUCATION) - RTR3DK7T
Senator’s son to seek new civil trial against Joe Arpaio

The adult son of outgoing U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake will seek a new civil trial against a candidate seeking to replace Flake — Joe Arpaio — based on allegations that the then-sheriff brought a trumped-up criminal case against him in…

President Donald Trump’s pardon of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who aggressively pursued undocumented immigrants, exacerbated an increasingly tenuous relationship with national Republicans. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan from Santa Barbara, California, on what the latest…