From Sheriff Joe to Senator Joe? Arpaio Announces Senate Run

From Sheriff Joe to Senator Joe? Arpaio Announces Senate Run

On January 9, former sheriff Joe Arpaio announced his bid to run in Arizona for the U.S. Senate.

Beach expects additional Republican candidates to announce their intentions to make a run for Flake's seat as the primary draws closer, but doesn't think Arizona voters will support McSally or anyone else who is pro-illegal emigration and pro-amnesty. As if this were not enough, the presidential pardon freed Arpaio from any impediment to pursue a political career, which is why he has chose to run as a candidate to replace Senator Jeff Flake in Arizona, after he announced his retirement.

I don't know anything about Arizona politics, so I'm astonished to read AZ columnist Laurie Roberts' prediction that Trump-pardoned felon Joe Arpaio will win the state's Republican Senate primary.

"If I go to my grave, I don't think I'd be happy if I didn't take the shot to run", Arpaio said. "But I would not being doing this if I thought that I could not win".

In his interview with the Examiner, Arpaio offered a twist on how to deal with undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as minors, who will soon face deportation under Trump if Congress doesn't pass legislation to offer them the legal status many received under a now-rescinded Obama executive order. Although she and Sheriff Joe agree on illegal immigration, she has been an effective legislator in the state senate. "But, if you're going to come across that border, you should be arrested and get the consequences of it". He had been found guilty of criminal contempt in August 2017 for disregarding a court order in a racial profiling case.

He had not been sentenced but in August, White House said in a release that Arpaio's more than 50 years of "admirable service" made him a "worthy candidate for a presidential pardon".

Arpaio could use his celebrity and a vast mailing list to raise money without the support of deep-pocketed donors. Kelli Ward and U.S. Sen. His controversial tactics, which included racially profiling Latinx people during traffic stops, earned him a conviction in July for criminal contempt in.

Sen. Jeff Flake
Sen. Jeff Flake

Reporters, including myself, had dismissed Arpaio's ambitions as PR stunts.

Arpaio's reign ended when a relatively unknown Phoenix police sergeant defeated Arpaio in the 2016 sheriff election, despite Arpaio raising over $12.6 million to his rival's $1 million.

But Arpaio's Senate quest will be a decidedly uphill journey.

Arpaio will be running for the seat that is being vacated by the retirement of Sen.

Welch, however, also wondered exactly how serious Arpaio is about becoming a senator.

Rep. Martha McSally hasn't officially announced she is running but in November she told her Republican colleagues that she has plans to do so. "As for me, I will continue to stand and fight to do the right thing for Arizona and for America".

Several Democratic lawmakers have been outspoken on Twitter about Mr Arpaio's decision to run.

More news: Chris Hemsworth & Taika Waititi Are Talking Thor 4

Related Articles

  • Samsung Announces DRVLINE™ Platform

    Samsung Announces DRVLINE™ Platform

    A new telematics solution along with the industry first automotive-grade 5G-ready connectivity solution. The platform offers an in-car screen that can display vital vehicle information and features.
    Momentous Kenya-America flight launched

    Momentous Kenya-America flight launched

    This is expected to significantly reduce flight time between these two cities from more than 22 hours to 15 hours. The airline on Thursday started selling tickets for the inaugural and subsequent flights between Nairobi and NY .
    Ikea Just Released A New Ad That You're Supposed To Pee On

    Ikea Just Released A New Ad That You're Supposed To Pee On

    Ikea's new print ad in Sweden includes a pregnancy test where women can, well, you know how home pregnancy tests work... Peeing on Ikea's new printout ad could get you a special discounted price on cribs ... if you're pregnant.
  • WWE Contacts More Former Stars About Women's Royal Rumble

    WWE Contacts More Former Stars About Women's Royal Rumble

    McCool has not yet agreed to compete in the Royal Rumble Match as it was only noted that she spoke to WWE officials about it. Neither have wrestled much on the independent scene, but have appeared off and on for other WWE projects over the years.
    Absconding Owners Of 1 Above Restaurant In Mumbai Caught

    Absconding Owners Of 1 Above Restaurant In Mumbai Caught

    According to the fire department, both " 1 Above " and " Mojo's Bistro" had illegal structures and flouted fire safety norms. Kripesh and Jigar are likely to be presented in court today, while the third partner Abhijit Mankar is still missing.
    Unblocking Telegram in Iran subject to removal of pro-terrorism channels

    Unblocking Telegram in Iran subject to removal of pro-terrorism channels

    According to the BBC , restrictions to access Telegram and Instagram apps were imposed to ' maintain tranquillity '. Durov , in turn, responded to Azari Jahromi's tweet: "Calls for violence are prohibited by the Telegram rules".
  • 'Talks on terror can definitely go ahead'

    'Talks on terror can definitely go ahead'

    The Government on Thursday said "though terror and talks cannot go together, talks on terror can definitely go on". However, there are other dialogue mechanisms like at the DGMO level or between the BSF and Pakistan Rangers.
    Another Lawsuit Claims Ed Sheeran Copied Someone's Music

    Another Lawsuit Claims Ed Sheeran Copied Someone's Music

    The 26-year-old is listed as a co-writer for the song The Rest Of Our Life by A-list country couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill . When I Found You was initially released in Australia by co-writer and recording artist Jasmine Rae .
    Delhi: Foggy days continue, 40 flights affected

    Delhi: Foggy days continue, 40 flights affected

    Fog in the city again disrupted the schedule at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Friday with 17 flights delayed. Delhi is reeling under the intense cold wave with current temperature in the national capital is 10°C.
  • Trump Administration OKs $130M Missile Defense Sale To Japan

    Trump Administration OKs $130M Missile Defense Sale To Japan

    Japan will have a fleet of eight Aegis destroyers in 2020, following the construction of new ships and upgrades to others. Consequently, the government intends to carefully gauge the US side's intentions on this issue.
    Saints' free-agent hit Ted Ginn Jr. shows Panthers 'what they missed'

    Saints' free-agent hit Ted Ginn Jr. shows Panthers 'what they missed'

    The NFL confirmed after the game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome that it was investigating the Panthers' treatment of Newton. In 2012, the league ruled there was a system in place that paid Saints players bonuses for injuring opposing players.
    N. Korea Defector Is Immune to Anthrax

    N. Korea Defector Is Immune to Anthrax

    That launch came despite months of increasing pressure, especially at the United Nations with China and Russia's backing. Pundits attribute the falling frequency to North Korea's increased confidence towards its state power.