WINDY CITY TIMES
||Anti-immigration Ariz. sheriff outed
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In Arizona, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeuknown for his stance opposing illegal immigrationreportedly threatened his male Mexican ex-lover, Jose, with deportation when the man refused to promise to keep their relationship secret, according to Phoenix New Times.
The publication also reported that the most recent of the alleged threats were made through Babeu's attorney, Chris DeRose, who's also running Babeu's campaign for Congress. Jose claimed DeRose advised against mentioning the affair, saying Jose could get unwanted attention that could result in deportation.
On his website, Babeu posted Feb. 18 that "a tabloid article made a number of false allegations about me. Only one was true: I'm gay.
"I want to be judged on my service: 20 years in the military, two deploymentsincluding one in Iraq; a police officer who has responded to thousands of calls for help; and a sheriff who has cut response times while reducing my own budget. I hope you will stand with me as we talk about the issues that matter: securing our border and ending the record debt and deficit spending that is stalling our economy and bankrupting the country we all love."
Also, Babeu said that he is no longer part of Mitt Romney's campaign, Politico reported.
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