Joe Arpaio

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Marine One: A Secret Service agent stands guard as President Trump leaves the White House. Photograph: Tom Brenner/New York Times

As members of the US Congress enjoyed another week off before returning to DC next week, the swirling of helicopters over central Washington signalled(...)

Donald Trump is joined onstage by former Maricopa county sheriff Joe Arpaio (Left) at a campaign rally in Marshalltown, Iowa in 2016, after Arpaio endorsed  Mr Trump’s candidacy.

As sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, Joe Arpaio engaged in blatant racial discrimination. His officers systematically targeted Latinos, often arre(...)

When he and Melania in their his-and-hers, salt-and-pepper baseball caps faced the television cameras in Corpus Christi, Texas, early Tuesday afternoon, he was already itching to take a victory lap. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

I would like to believe that what fascinated Donald Trump about the floodwaters of Texas and pulled him to the state Tuesday were the scenes of human (...)

Samantha Power: ‘I think you see from the alt-right’s own language how the unsayable is now said, the unthinkable is now thinkable’. File photograph: Bryan R Smith/Getty Images

Samantha Power, the Irish born former US ambassador to the United Nations, has criticised Donald Trump for pandering to the extreme right wing constit(...)

Paul Ryan: ‘Law-enforcement officials have a special responsibility to respect the rights of everyone in the US.’ File photograph: Justin Gilliland/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump should not have pardoned a former Arizona sheriff who was convicted of criminal contempt in a case of racial profiling, the (...)

Police use tear gas to break up protesters gathered outside of the Phoenix, Arizona, Convention Centre. Photograph: Laura Segall/AFP/Getty Images

Police fired pepper spray to disperse protesters outside a rally by US president Donald Trump in Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday as he revved up supporte(...)

Former  Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been found guilty of criminal contempt. Photograph: Laura Segall/Reuters.

A former US sheriff committed a crime by defying a court order to stop detaining suspected unauthorised immigrants, a judge ruled Monday. It was the (...)

Yvonne Watterson has been luckier than Guadalupe ‘Lupita’ García de Rayos.

I can barely remember a time when I did not harbour a desire to go to the United States, eager to take what American historian and political commentat(...)

President-elect Donald Trump following his meeting with Mitt Romney at the weekend. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP

President-elect Donald Trump, working to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on January 20th, was scheduled to hold talks in New (...)

Joe Arpaio: “Maybe President Obama should be more supportive of cops instead of going after people every time they shoot a black person.” Photograph: Samantha Sais/New York Times

Joe Arpaio wonders whether bestiality is a problem in Ireland, given all the cattle in the country. He later autographs a photograph that has just bee(...)

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