Most voters don’t want AGs to investigate groups who doubt climate change

Washington Examiner reports that voters are opposed to government officials' investigations of those who disagree with their stance on climate change, such as CEI's subpoena. 

Most voters don't like that a group of Democratic attorneys general are investigating oil companies and groups that doubt climate change, according to a new poll released Tuesday.

Rasmussen Reports released a poll of 1,000 likely voters showing that 69 percent are against the investigations by state attorneys general into Exxon Mobil and related groups. Only 15 percent of those polled were in favor of the investigations and 16 percent were undecided.

The coalition has come under intense scrutiny following investigations started by Schneiderman, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude Walker.

Walker subpoenaed Exxon Mobil and the Competitive Enterprise Institute to find out what the company and the group knew about the effects of greenhouse gas emissions on climate change. Following intense blowback amid accusations of trying to criminalize free speech, Walker withdrew the subpoenas.

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