The Washington Free Beacon reports on the subpoena Attorney General Claude Walker sent CEI and other organizations as part of the intimidation campaign to silence the debate on climate change.
One target of the subpoena, the libertarian Competitive Enterprise Institute, has already publicly responded to Walker. Its attorney called the attorney general’s subpoena “a blatant attempt to intimidate and harass an organization for advancing views that you oppose.”
“Your demand on CEI is offensive, it is un-American, it is unlawful, and it will not stand,” wrote Andrew M. Grossman, an attorney with the Washington firm BakerHostetler. “You can either withdraw it or expect to fight.”
Walker’s efforts will likely meet similar resistance from other organizations targeted by the subpoena, some of which have publicly denounced it in reference to its targeting of CEI.
Read the full article at The Washington Free Beacon.