PHOENIX - Two Arizona political staples won't be in attendance at President Donald Trump's rally in Phoenix on Tuesday, as of now.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey will not be attending. Ducey's office told ABC15 the governor would meet President Trump when he arrives at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Tuesday afternoon but will not appear at the rally.
Daniel Scarpinato, a spokesperson for Gov. Ducey, said the governor would be working with law enforcement during the rally to make sure it is a safe event.
According to CNN, regarding Arpaio, the White House has not worked with the Justice Department office that handles all clemency petitions; Trump does not have to go through the Department of Justice to pardon any federal offense, according to CNN.