Peter King Says Eric Garner's Obesity Contributed to His Death

It's another inflammatory remark from the New York congressman.

Representative Peter King, a Republican from New York, speaks to the media following a closed-door briefing with David Petraeus, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Representative Peter King lit up social media on Wednesday when he said Eric Garner may not have died following a police chokehold if he had not been “so obese.” 

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