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Trump / Arpaio Pardon, Immigration / A Discussion #1115271

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 25, 2017
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(Studio: John Berman; White House: Sara Murray) Breaking news that President Trump has pardoned controversial 85-year-old Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio at the time of Hurricane Harvey despite his conviction for targeting immigrants, the politics involved in this Friday night news dump, how Arpaio was a devoted "birther" about President Obama, what this means for Trump & race relations discussed.

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's Republicans Ana Navarro & Alice Stewart & law professor Jonathan Turley about the Arpaio pardon & the issue of "Dreamer" immigration policy. [By phone, NAVARRO - offers views on the "shocking" pardon illustrating Trump is president of a divided America, the significance for the immigrant community for the uncertain future of American "Dreamer" immigrants: calls for Congress to act legislatively, how Trump is throwing a bone to his base & ignoring other Americans.] [STEWART - offers views on what Trump gets out of this pardon despite the outrage, how the two men shared similar views on immigration.] [TURLEY - offer views on the lack of limits of presidential pardons as in the Arpaio case, how Joe showed contempt for the court's view on immigration.]

Berman, John;
Murray, Sara

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