New York AG That Attacked Exxon Sued For Concealing Investigation

The Daily Caller speaks with Sam Kazman on CEI's lawsuit against New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. 

Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) officials are suing New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for refusing to release documents that could reveal a coordinated campaign against climate change dissenters.

CEI filed a lawsuit Tuesday in New York State Supreme Court. Schneiderman denied the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit’s May 5 request under New York’s Freedom of Information Law for all documents involving a “common-interest agreement” among Schneiderman, state attorneys general and environmental groups seeking to intimidate climate change dissenters with subpoenas.

“What is AG Schneiderman’s office trying to hide?” CEI General Counsel Sam Kazman said in a statement. “None of the reasons Schneiderman claimed for withholding these documents are legitimate under New York law.”

Kazman said, “the public deserves to know what this AG, and the other AGs cooperating with him, agreed to when it came to targeting their political opponents, and that’s why we sought the common-interest agreement in the first place.”

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