Janet Napolitano's Dilemma: Lawmakers Poised to Give Arpaio His Immigration Money Back, But She Holds Federal Power Card
Arpaio and some conservative lawmakers were furious at the move. Though Napolitano had a cover story -- that the switch in funding was merely to boost a state fugitive apprehension program -- her spokeswoman, Jeanine L'Ecuyer, stated at the time that the decision to cut the funds was at least partly based on Arpaio's controversial used of the money.
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