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Sheriff Arpaio: Trump Has 'Guts to Speak Out, Back Up What He Says'

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By    |   Tuesday, 07 Jun 2016 06:24 PM

Donald Trump might need to make a few adjustments to the way he communicates, but "at least he has the guts to speak out and back up what he says," says Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

"He may want to change here and there, but we need a guy that is brave," Arpaio said Tuesday on Fox News Channel's "Your World with Neil Cavuto." 

Asked by guest host Stuart Varney about Trump's statement that his comments on U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel's Mexican heritage have been misconstrued, Arpaio declined to answer.

"That's a tough one," he said. "You know the Department of Justice and the ACLU have been suing me for years. I'm currently in federal court so I don't want to talk about my situation or even his. But let me tell you, he's not slave to the teleprompter. He's a type of guy that speaks out."

Arpaio is battling the ACLU over allegations his department used racial profiling to illegally detain people suspected of being illegal immigrants.

Arpaio did say that Trump's words sometimes "are twisted" and said the media "won't let it go away.

"They've got to find something about him, something, and they keep picking on this comment," the sheriff said. "I'm not saying it's right or wrong, but leave it alone. Let's go on to other things."

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