By Jesse Byrnes
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocrats MIA on student loans Polls show tight Clinton-Trump race in 2016 battlegrounds Polls show tight Clinton-Trump race in 2016 battlegrounds MORE late Thursday blasted controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, accusing him of engaging in "un-American and uncivilized" behavior after a meeting between Arpaio and Sanders's wife.
Jane Sanders came to tents jail, so I invited her inside so I could defend my tent policy. Now waiting for Hillary. pic.twitter.com/bQfvWQ1nhN— Joe Arpaio (@RealSheriffJoe) March 15, 2016
"Joe Arpaio doesn't deserve a fair hearing. He is wrong on nearly everything: his immigration policies, his indefinite detention and practices that violate human rights, his tearing families apart, his support of the demagogue Donald Trump. All Joe Arpaio wants is the spotlight — and it's a shame the Sanders campaign helped give it to him,” Gutiérrez said.