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Kelly responds to president’s pardon of controversial sheriff

On Saturday, Aug. 16, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., who represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress, released this statement following President Trump's pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for criminal contempt: "I am outraged by this ‘law and order’ president’s flippant disregard for basic rule of law and civil rights. The decision to pardon Joe Arpaio is more of the same from President (Donald) Trump. The president has shown that he is hellbent on putting his political interests before the interests of the American people, and that he has little to . . .

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