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Eric Garner’s Daughter Blasts Clinton Campaign After Hacked Emails Talked About ‘Using’ Her Dad


Erica GarnerThe daughter of Eric Garner, the man who died as NYPD officers attempted to arrest him for allegedly selling loose cigarettes, lashed out at Hillary Clinton’s campaign in a series of tweets on Thursday.  Erica Garner’s anger apparently stems from hacked emails revealed by Wikileaks that show internal campaign discussions about her father’s death.

Garner first tweeted a link to leaked emails that appear to show internal discussions from the Clinton campaign about whether to mention her father’s name in op-ed piece that Clinton was writing for the New York Daily News.

“Finally, I know we have Erica Garner issues but we don’t want to mention Eric at all? I can see her coming after us for leaving him out of the piece,” Clinton campaign aide Nick Merrill wrote.

Garner then proceeded to rip into the campaign over what she read.

The leaked email shows Clinton campaign aide Maya Harris responded to Merrill’s question and explained why Garner would not be included in the op-ed.

“Eric Garner not included because not killed by gun violence,” Harris wrote.

Erica Garner somewhat seemed to appreciate Harris recognizing this point.

However, she would take one more shot at Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta before she was done.

And then, just a few hours ago, Garner promised to not let this issue just blow over.

nah theyre somewhere hoping it blows over…it may, i wont make it easy.

— officialERICA GARNER (@es_snipes) October 27, 2016

This is not the first time Garner has been critical of Hillary Clinton and during the primary campaign she endorsed Bernie Sanders.

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