- Post 10 May 2012
- By Copy Editor
Attorney General Eric Holder today submitted a notice of his Justice Department’s intent to file a lawsuit against Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio for alleged racial profiling.
Arpaio’s Cold Case Posse, meanwhile, has found probable cause in its ongoing investigation that Barack Obama’s published birth certificate and Selective Service registration forms are forgeries.
Holder has sought an agreement to establish a court monitor inside Arpaio’s Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office who would clear every decision he makes.
Arpaio has denied the profiling allegations and refuses to allow the Obama DOJ to usurp his authority.
“It’s politics,”Arpaio told WND after Holder’s announcement today.
The sheriff noted that he plans to hold another news conference shortly to reveal more information about his investigation into Obama’s eligibility.
Arpaio has challenged the DOJ to present his office with evidence to support its allegations of systematic violations of civil rights.
Just as the DOJ was notifying Arpaio of its intent to sue, the sheriff released a new report documenting how his office has handled the issues raised by the DOJ.
Justice officials say Arpaio’s refusal to allow a court monitor ended negotiations. ...continues...