Erica Garner lashes out at Clinton staff over emails about her father

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The daughter of Eric Garner is going after the Clinton campaign in response to private email conversations WikiLeaks published.

Those conversations are part of the latest batch of hacked emails from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta.

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The main issue stems from an email thread regarding Hillary Clinton's op-ed on gun violence published in the New York Daily News. Erica Garner says Clinton staffers' email discussion about her father's choking death was inappropriate.

The article was shared with Clinton staffers before it was published. Her press secretary Nick Merrill asked: "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's staffers pointed out that Garner did not die from gun violence. Eric Garner died after a New York City police officer used an illegal chokehold while making an arrest.

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Demonstrators hold up a giant placard of a man with his hands up during the 'Justice For All' march in Washington, DC, December 13, 2014. Thousands of people descended on Washington to demand justice Saturday for black men who have died at the hands of white police, the latest in weeks of demonstrations across the United States. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Colin Kirk (R) and Margaus Van Allen (L) hold placards as they march during the 'Justice For All' march in Washington, DC, December 13, 2014. Thousands of people descended on Washington to demand justice Saturday for black men who have died at the hands of white police, the latest in weeks of demonstrations across the United States. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
A demonstrator with gloves that read 'Stop Killing' chants during the 'Justice For All' march in Washington, DC, December 13, 2014. Thousands of people descended on Washington to demand justice Saturday for black men who have died at the hands of white police, the latest in weeks of demonstrations across the United States. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Demonstrators chant during the 'Justice For All' march in Washington, DC, December 13, 2014. Thousands of people descended on Washington to demand justice Saturday for black men who have died at the hands of white police, the latest in weeks of demonstrations across the United States. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 13: Lesley McSpadden, mother of police shooting victim Michael Brown helps lead the 'Justice For All' rally and march in the nation's capital against police brutality and the killing of unarmed black men by police, December 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. Organized by Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network, this march and other like it across the country aim to tell Congress and the country that demonstrators will not stand down until there is systemic change, accountability and justice in cases of police misconduct. Sharpton said the demonstration is happening in Washington 'because all over the country we all need to come together and demand this Congress deal with the issues, that we need laws to protect the citizens in these states from these state grand jurors.' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 13: Thousands of people gather for the 'Justice For All' rally and march in the nation's capital against police brutality and the killing of unarmed black men by police, December 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. Organized by Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network, this march and other like it across the country aim to tell Congress and the country that demonstrators will not stand down until there is systemic change, accountability and justice in cases of police misconduct. Sharpton said the demonstration is happening in Washington 'because all over the country we all need to come together and demand this Congress deal with the issues, that we need laws to protect the citizens in these states from these state grand jurors.' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 13: Thousands of people participate in the 'Justice For All' rally and march in the nation's capital against police brutality and the killing of unarmed black men by police, December 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. Organized by Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network, this march and other like it across the country aim to tell Congress and the country that demonstrators will not stand down until there is systemic change, accountability and justice in cases of police misconduct. Sharpton said the demonstration is happening in Washington 'because all over the country we all need to come together and demand this Congress deal with the issues, that we need laws to protect the citizens in these states from these state grand jurors.' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 13: Thousands of protesters participate in the 'Justice For All' march against police violence on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Protesters held a rally at Freedom Plaza before marching to the U.S. Capitol. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A demonstrator holds a placard during the 'Justice For All' march in Washington, DC, December 13, 2014. Thousands of people descended on Washington to demand justice Saturday for black men who have died at the hands of white police, the latest in weeks of demonstrations across the United States. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
US film director Spike Lee (R) holds a US flag as thousands take part in the Justice for All March and Rally down Pennsylvania Avenue through downtown Washington, DC, December 13, 2014, to protest the killings of unarmed African Americans by police officers and the decisions by Grand Juries to not indict them. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Thousands take part in the Justice for All March and Rally on Pennsylvania Avenue through downtown Washington, DC, on December 13, 2014, to protest the killings of unarmed African Americans by police officers and the decisions by Grand Juries to not indict them. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Protesters fill Pennsylvania Avenue during the 'Justice For All' march December 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. Thousands of people descended on Washington to demand justice Saturday for black men who have died at the hands of white police, the latest in weeks of demonstrations across the United States. AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Reverend Al Sharpton (C) stands alongside US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (L), Democrat of New York, and family members of unarmed African-Americans who have been killed by police offiers, join thousands as they take part in the Justice for All March and Rally down Pennsylvania Avenue through downtown Washington, DC, December 13, 2014, to protest the killings of unarmed African-Americans by police officers and the decisions by Grand Juries to not indict them. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Thousands take part in the Justice for All March and Rally on Pennsylvania Avenue to the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on December 13, 2014, to protest the killings of unarmed African-Americans by police officers and the decisions by Grand Juries to not indict them. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Thousands take part in the Justice for All March and Rally on Pennsylvania Avenue to the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on December 13, 2014, to protest the killings of unarmed African-Americans by police officers and the decisions by Grand Juries to not indict them. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Thousands take part in the Justice for All March and Rally on Pennsylvania Avenue to the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on December 13, 2014, to protest the killings of unarmed African-Americans by police officers and the decisions by Grand Juries to not indict them. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Thousands take part in the Justice for All March and Rally on Pennsylvania Avenue to the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on December 13, 2014, to protest the killings of unarmed African-Americans by police officers and the decisions by Grand Juries to not indict them. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at Freedom plaza in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, during the Justice for All march and rally. More than 10,000 protesters are converging on Washington in an effort to bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. Civil rights organizations are holding a march to the Capitol on Saturday with the families of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two unarmed black men who died in incidents with white police officers. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Demonstrators march on Pennsylvania Avenue toward Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, during the Justice for All march. More than 10,000 protesters are converging on Washington in an effort to bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. Civil rights organizations are holding a march to the Capitol on Saturday with the families of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two unarmed black men who died in incidents with white police officers. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Demonstrators march on Pennsylvania Avenue toward Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, during the Justice for All rally. More than 10,000 protesters are converging on Washington in an effort to bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. Civil rights organizations are holding a march to the Capitol on Saturday with the families of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two unarmed black men who died in incidents with white police officers. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Demonstrators march on Pennsylvania Avenue toward Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, during the Justice for All march and rally. More than 10,000 protesters are converging on Washington in an effort to bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. Civil rights organizations are holding a march to the Capitol on Saturday with the families of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two unarmed black men who died in incidents with white police officers. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Demonstrators march toward Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, during the Justice for All march. More than 10,000 protesters are converging on Washington in an effort to bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. Civil rights organizations are holding a march to the Capitol on Saturday with the families of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two unarmed black men who died in incidents with white police officers. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Demonstrators march on Pennsylvania Avenue toward Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, during the Justice for All march. More than 10,000 protesters are converging on Washington in an effort to bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. Civil rights organizations are holding a march to the Capitol on Saturday with the families of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two unarmed black men who died in incidents with white police officers. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Demonstrators chant at Freedom Plaza in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, during the Justice for All rally and march. In the past three weeks, grand juries have decided not to indict officers in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York and the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. The decisions have unleashed demonstrations and questions about police conduct and whether local prosecutors are the best choice for investigating police. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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Erica Garner criticized the campaign on Twitterin a seriesof tweets, writing in part, "These people will co opt anything to push their agenda."

But discussion of the March 2016 op-ed wasn't the only time Eric Garner's name came up in Podesta's emails. In a December 2014 email thread with businessman Herbert Sandler, Podesta seems to imply he did not initially think the New York City Police Department's actions were excessive.

Sandler wrote: "I saw no threatening gestures by Garner which suggested the need to take him down. Even if the choke hold were not illegal, the actions by the four officers was clearly excessive." Podesta's responded by saying Sandler should "go back and look at the whole film rather than a six second clip."

As of Friday morning, the Clinton campaign has not confirmed the authenticity of any of the emails WikiLeaks published.


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