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Trump 'asked AG about dropping ally's criminal case'

US President was advised that such a move would be inappropriate, say sources

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Controversial ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio (above) was granted a presidential pardon on Friday.

Washington

DONALD Trump asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions about dropping a criminal case against controversial ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio, a close ally of the Republican president who has since received a pardon, The Washington Post reported on Saturday.

Mr Trump was advised that

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