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Cronkite News: Convicted of racial profiling, Trump ally vows to keep fighting


Inflatable caricatures of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and President Donald Trump are seen at a protest in Phoenix, Arizona, on August 25, 2017. Photo: Monica D. Spencer

WASHINGTON – Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio vowed Monday to continue the fight to clear his name of a criminal contempt of court conviction, after the Supreme Court rejected his challenge of an appeals court ruling.

"The battle continues, I am not surrendering," Arpaio said Monday after the high court, without comment, refused to intervene in his case, which now returns to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for hearing.


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