A not-so-subtle way to change the subject when you are about to be faced with being wrong about something. This is a reference to overlooking many many many problems with donald trump due to the single issue of Hillary Clinton's private email server, and using that reason as both a reason and defense for voting for him. This is currently used by trump voters any time any legitimate fault is found of Mr. trump.
Person A: "Mr. trump rants that the media inaccurately covers him but when a reporter is kindly attempting to get his point of view he not only refuses to give it, asking the reporter to figure it out on their own, then cuts off the interview. It seems his real issue with the media is that they WON"t lie for him."

Person B: "But her emails!"
by CLS 8888 May 9, 2017
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The mocking phrase used to water down and oversimplify the general point being made in an attempt to dismiss the severity of Hillary Clinton's preferential treatment at the hands of the FBI, back in 2015 when she was subpoenaed by Congress to turn over government emails that she illegally hosted on a private server that led to concerns over national security.

Clinton destroyed all devices containing any information related to the emails and wiped all of her servers in a blatant defiance of the subpoena, another illegal act that also went miraculously unprosecuted by the FBI and DOJ.

The point in Trump supporters bringing this up in relation to Trump being pursued on the documents he is accused of illegally possessing, is to compare the hypocritical ignorance of the left and democratic political spectrum with the situation at hand as Trump allegedly declassified the documents as sitting President while Hillary had not once ever stepped into the Oval Office.

The phrase "but her emails" serves to mock Trump supporters over Hillary taking advantage of the two-tiered justice system that ignores blatant democrat illegality and fabricates republican illegality.
Person 1: "Trump had documents at his Mar-A-Lago residence! That's illegal!"
Person 2: "That's not illegal because he declassified them. But even if it were, what about Hillary's emails?"
Person 1: "bUt HeR eMaIlS"
Person 2: "That's not an argument. If you're going to go after Trump, you need to address what Hillary did or we're not taking you seriously."
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