ATLANTA — According to leaked emails by the hacking group WikiLeaks, Hillary Clinton considered Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed for her choice for vice president.
The list, allegedly put together by Clinton's campaign manager John Podesta included Reed, among other names such as Elizabeth Warren, Corey Booker, Bernie Sanders, Tim Cook and Bill Gates.
"We put together the attached notional teams of 'report writers' (confidential profiles/public record vet) and 'vettors' (deep-dive/oppo-book), and want to run it by you before we execute on the list," Podesta wrote. "Cheryl [Mills], Robby [Mook], Jake [Sullivan], Huma [Abedin], Jennifer [Palmieri] and I also did a first cut of people to consider for VP. I have organized names in rough food groups."
The mayor's office told Channel 2 Action News that they are "not commenting at this time as the authenticity of these emails has not been validated."
The email was allegedly sent on March 17, 2016.
Clinton eventually went on to name Tim Kaine as her choice.
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