AG drops climate change subpoena against libertarian think tank

Fox News reports on CEI's lawsuit in response to the subpoena they recieved from Attorney General Claude Walker which was an attack on CEI's First Amendment rights. 

Attorney General Claude Walker had issued the subpoena, demanding the Competitive Enterprise Institute hand over 10 years' worth of its communications related to climate change, in April.

CEI fired back with a lawsuit of its own, seeking to fine Walker for what the group called a breach of their First Amendment rights.

Walker's office dropped the subpoena Friday, according to court documents. The office did not respond to a request for comment from

“CEI is going forward with our motion for sanctions because Walker's withdrawal only strengthens our claim that this subpoena was a constitutional outrage from the very beginning, violating our right to free speech and our donors' right to confidentiality, and threatening the right of all Americans to express views that go against some party line,” CEI General Counsel Sam Kazman said in a statement.

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