President Trump’s pardon of former Arizona county sheriff Joseph Arpaio

An “Executive Grant of Clemency” for former Arizona county sheriff Joseph Arpaio signed by President Trump. Trump asked Sessions about closing case against Arpaio, an ally since ‘birtherism’

EXECUTIVE GRANT OF CLEMENCY

DONALD J. TRUMP

President of the United States of America

TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING:

BE IT KNOWN, THAT THIS DAY, I, DONALD J. TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE
UNITED STATES, PURSUANT TO MY POWERS UNDER ARTICLE 11, SECTION 2,
CLAUSE 1, OF THE CONSTITUTION, HAVE GRANTED UNTO

JOSEPH M. ARPAIO

A FULL AND UNCONDITIONAL PARDON

FOR HIS CONVICTION of Section 401(3), Title 18, United States Code (Docket No.
01012-SRB) in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona, of which he was
convicted on July 31, 2017, and for which sentencing is currently set for October 5, 2017; and

FOR ANY OTHER OFFENSES under Chapter 21 of Title 18, United States Code that might
arise, or be charged, in connection with Melendres v. Arpato (Docket No.
in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.

IN TESTIMONY WI-IEREOF, I have hereunto signed my name and caused the seal of the
Department of Justice to be af?xed.






Done at the City of Washington this twenty-??h day
of August, in the year of our Lord two thousand and
seventeen and a. the Independence of the United

States of Amer? a. the two hundred and oz?second


DONALD J. TRUMP
PRESIDENT