Everything you need to know about 'America's Toughest Sheriff' Joe Arpaio

The big rumor -- emphasis on the word "rumor" -- ahead of President Donald Trump's trip to Phoenix for a campaign rally tonight is that he might issue a pardon for Joe Arpaio, the controversial former sheriff of Maricopa County.

"I am seriously considering a pardon for Sheriff Arpaio," Trump told "Fox News Sunday" earlier this month. "He has done a lot in the fight against illegal immigration. He's a great American patriot, and I hate to see what has happened to him." Trump later retweeted the article about his comments.And/but: CNN reported Monday that the Department of Justice had not been consulted on the potential pardon.The "will he/won't he" speculation will run all day -- right up until Trump takes the stage i...