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Sarah Palin Kind Of Freaked Out When "Today" Hosts Asked Her About Blaming Her Son's Arrest On Obama

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But soon after she announced she was backing the real estate mogul for president, Palin found herself surrounded in controversy after her oldest son was arrested on suspicion of assault.

Track Palin was arrested in Alaska on Jan. 18 after allegedly striking his girlfriend and handling a gun while drunk.

Palin then angered a ton of people by blaming her son's alleged behavior to PTSD he suffered in the military, and linking it to President Obama's treatment of U.S. troops.

"When my own son is going through what he goes through coming back, I can certainly relate to the families who…feel these ramifications of PTSD," she said at a Jan. 20 Trump rally. "And it makes me realize more than ever it is now or never for the sake of America's finest that we have a commander-in-chief who will respect them."

She added that soldiers coming home wonder if there is "respect for what their fellow soldiers and airmen and every other member of the military so sacrificially have given to the country."

But as it turns out, Palin really doesn't want to talk about what she said, or her son's arrest. The anchors of Today found that out the hard way on Monday when their interview with Palin got really awkward after they brought up the controversy.

"But, as things go in the world of media, you guys don't always keep your promises evidently," she snapped.

She then said she feels the military has been disrespected, but denied blaming Obama for PTSD.

Watch the whole interview here.

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Stephanie McNeal is a social news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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