ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 26, 2017
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(Capitol Hill: Mary Bruce) The firestorm over President Trump's pardon of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who had been convicted of criminal contempt, as Hurricane Harvey came ta Texas examined; details given of his Friday signing of the directive on the transgender ban in the military, the pardon & the departure from the administration of controversial adviser Sebastian Gorka. [ARPAIO - speaks out.] [Center for Neighborhood Leadership dir. Viridiana HERNANDEZ- talks about racism & white supremacy caused by Arpaio.] Statements against the pardon from Senators John McCain & Charles Schumer & Arpaio tweets thanking the president quoted.
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