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Trump / Arpaio Pardon, Gorka Departure #1115286

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 26, 2017
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(Studio: Reena Ninan) Report introduced.

(White House : Errol Barnett) The political storm over President Trump's pardon of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who had been convicted of criminal contempt last month for detaining people, & the departure of adviser Sebastian Gorka from the administration reviewed; details given about the Trump-Arpaio relationship going back to 2012. [On Tuesday, in Phoenix, TRUMP - predicts Arpaio will be just fine.] [On Friday, ARPAIO - backs Trump.] Statements against the pardon from Arizona Senator John McCain & the ACLU quoted. [Law professor Jonathan TURLEY - says the Justice Department pardon office did not weigh in here.]

Ninan, Reena;
Barnett, Errol

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