Political Corruption

Arpaio opens door to return to public office, after Trump pardon
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Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who received the first presidential pardon of the Trump administration last week, is considering getting back into the “political field,” he told Fox News on Monday.

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Sen. Murphy Denounces Timing of Trump's Latest Attack on Dems
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A Democratic senator from Connecticut seized on a President Donald Trump’s tweet Sunday, which announced an upcoming political trip to Missouri and was commingled among 10 presidential statements, including six of which addressed the recovery efforts after Hurricane…

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Nebraska Republican Tries to Tread Middle Path at Town Hall Meeting
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Rep. Don Bacon is one of the few House Republicans to hold a town hall meeting over the August recess, but his remarks on race failed to satisfy either end of the political spectrum represented at the forum.

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Mueller subpoenas PR executives who worked with Paul Manafort
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Mueller appears to be examining Manafort’s lobbying for a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party, offshore banking and some of his financial dealings

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Legal scholar on why the Arpaio pardon is "troubling"
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The legal and political worlds are reacting forcefully to President Trump’s controversial pardon of Joe Arpaio. The former sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, was convicted last month of criminal contempt for violating a judge’s order to not detain undocumented immigrants. George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” from Washington to […]

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WATCH:  Backlash over Trump's pardon of Arpaio as Harvey hit Texas
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Trump ignited a political storm after signing a directive to ban transgender individuals from the military and pardoning controversial Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, all as the storm grew.

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Ken Cuccinelli on Pardon: 'A Very Political Act'
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Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said Friday that President Donald Trump’s pardon of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio was “a very political act used to kind of close this chapter out.”

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