Former Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin admitted that Senator John McCain's regret that she was named his runner-up candidate in 2008 sounds "like a constant belly punch."
In McCain's New Book "The Restless Wave" The 81-year-old Senator says he was wrong to choose former Senator Joseph Lieberman as his vice-presidential candidate a decade ago.
After hearing about the remarks, Palin told the Daily Mail "That's not what Senator McCain told me all these years because he repeatedly apologized to me for the people
"It is not really fun that part of my job is to read the news every day," Palin continued.
Although McCain praised Palin for her work on his campaign, she said she needed to hear all the remarks and criticize McCain himself before making any conclusions.
"I write a lot of what we hear and read about McCain's statements, his ghostwriters or ghostwriters," Palin said. "I do not know all the details of his condition now, it also happens to me where people speak for me and ring a bell and you can not let go of the bell."
"I do not know, unless I've heard it from Senator McCain himself," added Palin.
"There were elements of a perfect storm for Barack Obama's election, it worked the way it should."
McCain, who is battling brain tumor, was treated in Arizona where he lives with his family. Nevertheless, he continues to be a powerful voice in the Senate and the GOP.
In recent months, McCain has made headlines for his strong criticism of President Donald Trump. The Republican from Arizona also wrote about his feelings towards Trump in his new book.
McCain wrote that Trump "refuses to distinguish the actions of our government from the despotic crimes." The appearance of tenacity, or a reality that shows facsimile of tenacity, seems to be more important than any of our values like to see that we feel again that we are more similar than we are different. "
In 2015, Trump, who had himself been exempted from military service, mocked the war hero because he was captured as he was flying over after his plane was shot down Vietnam. "I like people who have not been caught," he said.