Arpaio's lawyers have asked a judge to vacate his conviction, arguing that President Trump's pardon means he can't pursue any appeals.
The Justice Department does not have to sign off on presidential pardons. But clemency actions that didn't go through DOJ in the past have been among the most controversial.
Four occupiers remained Friday at the Oregon wildlife refuge, despite calls from militia leaders to give themselves up peacefully. "Why can't they pardon all of us?"
A breakdown in the bipartisan push for criminal justice reform as the White House promises changes that could result in clemency for thousands. Conservatives say they don't know enough to weigh in yet.