“The President, you know, decided to use the cover of a Friday evening, as well as a hurricane, to pardon one of his racist friends…. What we see right now is the President using an excuse to pardon somebody, not because of immigration issues, because that’s not what he was convicted for. It’s for racially profiling Americans.”Gallego said this is about Trump trying to “erode the idea of the rule of law so he can end up pardoning other people.” When Melber asked if he thinks Trump’s use of pardoning power may be the thing “that ultimately could undo this presidency,” Gallego said, “This presidency is being undone by the President Continue reading "Arizona Dem Rep.: ‘Cowardly’ for Trump to ‘Pardon One of His Racist Friends’ Now"
Congressman Ruben Gallego (D- AZ) appeared on MSNBC tonight to react to President Trump‘s Friday night pardon of Joe Arpaio. Gallego––who has openly called President Trump a racist––told Ari Melber that it was “cowardly”: