Peter King Says Eric Garner Would Not Have Died From Chokehold Were He Not Obese

December 4, 2014 2:23 AM

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Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said on Wednesday that if Eric Garner had been healthier, he would not have died after a police officer placed him in a chokehold.

"If he had not had asthma, and a heart condition and was so obese, almost definitely he would not have died from this," King told CNN's Wolf Blitzer during an interview.

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