VIDEO: Anti-Trump Protester in Gas Mask Hit in Groin by Police Pepper Ball

15,000+ Sign Petition to Jail Lawmaker Who Wished for Trump's Assassination

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio joined Neil Cavuto on Fox Business Network to discuss his misdemeanor conviction for refusing to stop patrols targeting illegal immigrants.

At his big rally in Phoenix on Tuesday night, President Trump hinted that he would issue a pardon, saying that Arpaio is "going to be just fine."

Arpaio told Cavuto that he appreciates the president's support, and someday soon he's going to open up more about his case, which he called a "strictly a political hit."

GOP Strategist: Hillary Was Cruella Deville of Election Cycle

Rally Reaction: Independents Give Trump Thumbs-Down for 'Fake News' Attacks

Gutfeld on ESPN Pulling Announcer Named Robert Lee: It's Like an 'Onion' Story

"One day I'll go public and talk about the tremendous abuse of the process," Arpaio said. "If they can do what they did to me, they can do it to anybody."

Arpaio, 85, was convicted in 2013 by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton of misdemeanor contempt of court for willfully disregarding an Arizona judge’s order in 2011 to stop his anti-immigrant traffic patrols.

He is expected to be sentenced on Oct. 5 and could face up to six months in jail. Due to his age and the fact that he has no convictions, some legal experts have speculated that he will not receive jail time.

"I got two parking tickets in my whole life. Think of that. Two parking tickets, 55 years, joined the Army when the Korean War broke out," Arpaio said. "Now I've got to sit at a defense table as a criminal when I did nothing wrong? Come on."

Watch more above.

Trump's Prediction for Sheriff Joe Arpaio: 'I Think He's Going to Be Just Fine'

Rep. Franks: Only Way to Drain the Swamp Is to End the Senate Filibuster

Tucker Responds After 'Humorless' Media Jumps on Him for Trump-Eclipse Joke

250K+ Sign Petition Urging White House to Label Antifa a Terrorist Organization