Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be subpoenaed in a case involving former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, according to The Daily Beast.
The U.S. Justice Department is prosecuting Arpaio for an allegation of violating a federal judge’s order to discontinue immigration enforcement actions.
Arpaio’s defense attorneys aim to use Sessions to note irony that the Justice Department is prosecuting Arpaio for continuing to take actions against illegal immigrants that it has ordered so-called sanctuary cities to take, according to the Daily Beast.
“Same Department of Justice going after cities for not cooperating enough,” Arpaio attorney Jack Wilenchik told the Daily Beast.
“What’s his worst sin? Cooperating too much ……