Dallas Tea Party candidate Katrina Pierson was able to collect an impressive list of endorsements during her campaign to defeat Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX). Those endorsements included FreedomWorks, Sarah Palin, and Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
But then Arpaio un-endorsed Pierson saying she did not properly explain Sessions's position on immigration and amnesty.
In an interview with TPM on Tuesday, the evening of the Texas primary, Pierson said it really wasn't clear why Arpaio switched his support.
"Nobody sort of knows and he's sort of been radio silent on the whole thing," Pierson said. "All we can tell was from the release from Sessions' office is that he and Pete's dad were good buddies and he felt like that we misled him on amnesty and so I'm sure you also saw that the video of Mr. Sessions supporting amnesty's purpose so we're not quite sure what happened there."
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