AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Outspoken Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage says the media fanned the flames in a flap with sheriffs over his directive they should hold immigrants without warrants and is calling news organizations "the most horrible...Show More Summary
Kentucky State Police say sheriff's deputies killed a murder suspect who had shot at them. State police Trooper Lloyd Cochran says in a statement that 57-year-old Paul E. Dolen of … Click to Continue »
The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office has fired one sergeant and placed another on administrative leave. The Bend Bulletin reports (http://bit.ly/2y2vgqH ) corrections Sgt. Paul Navarro was fired on Wednesday, while … Click to Continue »
Authorities say a 76-year-old man has died and his 16-year-old grandson was injured after the helicopter they were riding in crashed in mid-Michigan. The Midland County sheriff's department says Paul … Click to Continue »
A purveyor of fake news who became famous for influencing the 2016 presidential election has died, the man's brother said. Maricopa County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mark Casey says 38-year-old Paul … Click to Continue »
(Paul Mirengoff) Whichever way one comes down regarding President Trump’s pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, I think it’s important to recognize the context in which Arpaio took the over-zealous law enforcement actions that led to his conviction. Show More Summary
The former second-in-command of the nation's largest sheriff's department was denied a new trial in a federal corruption case that also brought down his boss. Ex-Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul … Click to Continue »
(Paul Mirengoff) My position on the pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio is that it was a reasonable exercise of the president’s pardon power. Not pardoning the sheriff would also have been reasonable, in my opinion. Indeed, as I said in my post on the subject, I don’t like presidential pardons. Show More Summary
It wasn't just millions of Democrats that were left 'triggered' by Trump's pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio over the weekend as several prominent Republicans, including John McCain, Jeff Flake and Paul Ryan, also decided to take a very public stand against the decision. Show More Summary
The New York Times columnist sounds off on Trump's Arpaio pardon. Former Maricopa County Sherrif Joe Arpaio proudly referred to his tent city prison as a "concentration camp." The former sheriff was free to carry out his abuse and racial profiling almost freely, ignoring any requests to stop, for decades. Show More Summary
"Let’s call things by their proper names": Fascism, American Style, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: As sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., Joe Arpaio engaged in blatant racial discrimination. His officers systematically targeted Latinos, often arresting them on spurious charges and...
Paul Krugman: “As sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., Joe Arpaio engaged in blatant racial discrimination. His officers systematically targeted Latinos, often arresting them on spurious charges and at least sometimes beating them up when they questioned those charges. Read the [...]
After President Donald Trump pardoned the former sheriff of Maricopa County, voices from across the political spectrum have criticized the decision.
Paul Ryan, the highest-ranking Republican in Congress, has condemned Donald Trump's decision to pardon of controversial former sheriff Joe Arpaio. The party's speaker in the House of Representatives said he "does not agree" with the decision, joining other senior Republicans in a chorus of criticism. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump should not have pardoned a former Arizona sheriff who was convicted of criminal contempt in a case of racial profiling, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, said on Saturday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Speaker Paul Ryan does not agree with President Trump’s decision to pardon controversial former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, the Wall Street Journal reports. Said a spokesman: “The speaker does not agree with the decision. Law-enforcement officials have a special responsibility [...]
It's really about Russia. After a late-night presidential pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio by Donald Trump, Bill Maher’s political panel ripped into the decision. However, it was Democratic strategist and CNN commentator Paul Begala that came up with the major reason Trump pardoned Arpaio: To prove he’ll do it for those involved in the Russia scandal. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) President Trump today issued a pardon to the man he calls “Sheriff Joe” — Joe Arpaio, the former sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona. Arpaio was convicted of failing to follow a court order to end the practice of detaining people based on the suspicion that they lack legal status and turning them over to the border patrol. Show More Summary
After a late-night presidential pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio by Donald Trump, Bill Maher’s political panel ripped into the decision. However, it was Democratic strategist and CNN commentator Paul Begala that came up with the major reason Trump pardoned Arpaio: To prove he’ll do it for...
On Anderson Cooper's show last night, Ana Navarro was talking to Paul Begala about Trump's hint that he will pardon Sheriff Joe Arpaio when she was interrupted by Ed Martin, who is apparently auditioning for the Jeffrey Lord spot. "Paul,...Show More Summary