Sheriff Joe Arpaio Says He Would Accept Pardon from Donald Trump

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2016, photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is joined by Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio as a campaign event at the Roundhouse Gymnasium in Marshalltown, Iowa. Before Trump, there was Arpaio roiling Arizona politics and the nation's immigration debate. Trump hopes to win Arizona's primary Tuesday with the help of his fellow immigration hardliner (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Now that former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been convicted of criminal contempt, he says he would accept a pardon from President Donald Trump.