Arizona sheriff promises Obama-eligibility probe
Lawman responds to request from local tea-party leaders
Posted: August 18, 2011
9:20 pm Eastern
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From left to right, WND's Jerome Corsi, Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Surprise, Ariz., tea party leaders Julie Wise, Jim Wise and Jeff Lichter
Arpaio's tough crackdown on illegal immigration has made him a national figure.
At a one-hour meeting in Arpaio's office, the tea party leaders presented the sheriff with a petition that was drafted after a speech by Corsi the previous night. Corsi, author of a best-selling book challenging Obama's eligibility, "Where's the Birth Certificate?", presented evidence from numerous computer-imaging specialists who believe the document presented by the White House April 27 is not authentic.
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At the gathering Wednesday night of more than 325 people, sponsored by the Surprise Tea Party Patriots of Surprise, Ariz., and the Liberty Through Action organization, 242 signatures were gathered on the petition, which requested that Arpaio begin a criminal investigation.
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