Texas – Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is set to endorse Texas Governor Rick Perry for president. ABC News reports Arpaio plans to campaign with Perry in New Hampshire next week.
ABC reports Perry has spoken with Arpaio several times over the phone since entering the presidential race.
Over the past few months, Arpaio has met personally in Phoenix with Republican presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain and he has spoken over the phone with Mitt Romney. In 2008, Arpaio endorsed Romney over Arizona Sen. John McCain.
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