Paul Ryan ‘does not agree with’ Trump’s decision…

Paul Ryan’s office said he did not agree with the Arpaio pardon.

More from CBS News:

House Speaker Paul Ryan “does not agree with” President Trump’s decision to pardon controversial former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Ryan spokesman Doug Andres said Saturday.

“Law enforcement officials have a special responsibility to respect the rights of everyone in the United States,” Andres said in a statement. “We should not allow anyone to believe that responsibility is diminished by this pardon.”



McCain was another Republican congressman who registered his disfavor:

Whatever you might think about the pardon, it’s important for Congress to weigh in and show that they’re not just gonna rubber stamp everything the president does…

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