While criticism of President Trump’s moves could be expected from Democrats like Sen. Chuck Schumer (right), some Republicans such as Sen. John McCain also registered their disapproval.
| Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Schumer, Ryan criticize Trump for Arpaio pardonSenate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) sharply criticized President Donald Trump’s Friday pardon of Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his directive to halt recruitment of transgender troops Friday — just as Hurricane Harvey was barreling towards the Texas coastline.
In a separate tweet, Schumer blasted Arpaio, known for his aggressive treatment of Latinos in Arizona.
Flake limited his criticism to Trump’s Apraio pardon, albeit more tepidly than McCain.
“Regarding the Arpaio pardon, I would have preferred that the president honor the judicial process and let it take its course,” Flake tweeted on Friday night.
Donald Trump Asked Top Aides Months Ago if Arpaio Case can Be Dropped, Officials said
“Regarding the Arpaio pardon, I would have preferred that the President honor the judicial process and let it take its course,” Mr. Flake wrote on Twitter.
Mr. Arpaio had become a staple of cable television for his roundups of people suspected of being in the country illegally in his heavily Latino state.
The report concluded that the party needed to promote comprehensive immigration reform and do better outreach to Hispanics — guidance that Mr. Trump tossed aside during his campaign.
But Mr. Arpaio had long been accused of abuses against minorities, including repeated violations of Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures.
Mr. Arpaio was an early admirer of Mr. Trump.
With Arpaio pardon, Trump reviews he wants to be the imperial president
(CNN) President Donald Trump loves the imperial presidency.
This is why he has spent the last few weeks going after the Republican Congress.
If this intra-party battle royale actually does continue, President Trump could find himself on the losing end.
President Trump is more vulnerable than most.
The way they respond to his attacks on them will define how the history books remember the Republican party at this crucial moment for our nation.
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