Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been hit with a lawsuit claiming he maliciously pressed charges against a member of Jeff Flake’s family to hurt the Republican Arizona senator politically. President Donald Trump pardoned Arpaio in August after the former sheriff was convicted of criminal contempt for willfully violating a federal judge’s order and unlawfully detaining individuals solely based on suspicions about their legal status. Flake is a harsh critic of Trump.
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Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been hit with a lawsuit claiming he maliciously pressed charges against a member of Jeff Flake’s family to hurt the Republican Arizona senator politically. Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio goes on trial Monday on charges of criminal contempt for allegedly ignoring a federal judge's order to stop his crackdown on immigrants in the country illegally. On August 25, 2017, President Donald Trump pardoned for criminal contempt of court, a misdemeanor. had been convicted of the crime two months earlier for disobeying a federal judge's order sp Tags: pardon, arpaio, wikipedia, Trump Pardons Joe Arpaio, Who served for 24 years as sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., building a national reputation for harsh conditions in his county jail, and for his campaign against undocumented immigrants. announced he will run for senate in Arizona, encouraged by President Trump’s “Make America Great Again” agenda. By HuffPost Video. Politics. Is Running For Senate In Arizona "I have a lot