Sarah Palin endorses Trump for president: 5 dramatic quotes from both politicians

Sarah Palin © Joshua Roberts
Donald Trump has been endorsed for the GOP presidential nomination by Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska and John McCain’s running mate in 2008, giving him a big boost right before primary season.

The endorsement should not have been a surprise, given that a number of "Mama Grizzly’s" views overlap with those of The Donald – and even when they don't, the two have shown they both have a flair for making controversial statements.


On immigration

Trump at the third Republican debate, in October 2015:


Palin on CNN in September 2015:


On fighting ISIS

Trump in Fort Dodge, Iowa, on November 12, 2015:

Palin at a National Rifle Association rally in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 2014:


On US relations with Russia

Trump in December, speaking in Cedar Rapids, Iowa:


Palin during the 2008 presidential campaign:


On police brutality 

Trump to Meet the Press, August 2015:

Palin on Capitol Hill in September 2015, referring to protesters as "dogs:"

On education

Trump in his book, The America We Deserve:

Palin in her book, America by Heart: