It’s being reported far and wide that Trump has ruled out pardoning former Sheriff Joe Arpaio today:
Trump will not pardon Joe Arpaio today, per White House
— Andrew Beatty (@AndrewBeatty) August 22, 2017
White House: No action will be taken today in regard to a possible presidential pardon of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) August 22, 2017
“No action will be taken on that front at any time today,” Sarah Sanders tells reporters on AF1 about ARPAIO pardon, per @AlliemalCNN
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) August 22, 2017
NEW: Pres. Trump will not take action to pardon controversial former Sheriff Joe Arpaio today, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says.
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) August 22, 2017
Perhaps this is a sign that Trump is trying to avoid screwing up his one day streak of being presidential. I guess we’ll find out tonight!