Trump floats convicted, anti-immigration, racist Arpaio’s pardon.

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Indivisible RI Rhode Island, Sheriff Joe ArpaioThe New York Times points out: “the president suggested a government shutdown might be needed to force Democrats’ hand on funding for a border wall. Trump also signaled he was prepared to pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who is anathema to the Latino community, and he expressed frustration with efforts to negotiate improvements to NAFTA, saying he was likely to terminate the deal with Canada and Mexico.