Sarah Palin: Mueller will 'keep fishing' until he gets something on Trump
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“When we go fishing, have we ever stopped before we caught something?” Palin told DailyMailTV of the Russia investigation in an interview published Wednesday. “No…we keep fishing.”

'Unfortunately, that is what's going on in our country,” the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee said.


Mueller’s probe, which Trump routinely slams as a “witch hunt” and a “hoax,” is investigating Moscow’s interference in the 2016 presidential election and any possible coordination with the Trump campaign.

Despite her support for Trump on the campaign trail, Palin revealed she wasn’t asked to attend his inauguration last year.

“You'll have to ask the powers that be that run that kind of machine why those who worked really hard to get him elected weren't invited,” she said.

Palin did visit Trump in the White House a few months after he took office in 2017, posing for a series of snapshots in the Oval Office with the president, Kid Rock and Ted Nugent.

Saying she still speaks to Trump regularly, Palin had some words of advice for Republican lawmakers: “They're in power. They've got the House, the Senate, they have the administration, and yet they're acting like victims and they're always on defense. That's not what the supporters of the platform expect.”

'We expect to be on offense in order to clean things up — drain that swamp — get government back on our side and get it off our backs and quit playing victim all the time!” Palin said. “You're not going to win a ballgame only playing defense.”

Palin, 54, also disclosed her TV viewing habits in the wide-ranging interview, saying she’s a fan of HBO’s political satire “Veep.”

"It's flipping hilarious," she said.

“Probably I shouldn't admit it because maybe my mom would say, ‘Sarah, they've got so many bad words in it!’ But we lived that!”

Episodes of the Julia Louis-Dreyfus-led comedy, said Palin, “are a reflection of what it's like to be in office and be on the campaign trail, meeting interesting people along the way in politics.”