LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Sheriff Joe Arpaio rallied a crowd of some 8,000 Donald Trump supporters at the South Point Arena on Monday evening, saying that Trump had visited the border and taken up border security issues.
He joked that he had invited Hillary Clinton to tour the border with him, but that she had not yet accepted. He would “even give her a free pair of pink underwear,” he said,” provoking roars of laughter. Arpaio once required inmates in the county to wear pink underwear, before the federal courts intervened and stopped the practice.
In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News on the sidelines of the event, Arpaio added: “Donald Trump is the man for today. I’m not going to get into all of my background, but it seems to parallel what he believes in. So it’s a no-brainer.”
He told the crowd: “80 to 90 percent of what Trump says makes sense…common sense.”
Arpaio added that many of the people he met on his travels across the country, such as flight attendants, quietly told him they were glad he was supporting Trump, and he urged supporters to be more forthright about their views.
Republicans in Nevada will go to caucuses on Tuesday to select their