State Department Sued for Internal Records on the Paris Climate Accord

The Daily Caller covers CEI’s FOIA lawsuit against the State Department.

A libertarian think tank filed suit against the State Department for records regarding potential collusion between Obama administration officials and environmental groups in developing the Paris climate accord.

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) initially filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for former officials’ emails in late August. The State Department failed to respond to CEI’s request, so the group filed suit on Tuesday.

“In the absence of the Trump administration taking the initiative to review the internal record of the disgraceful process of circumventing the Senate and the U.S. Constitution to enter the Paris climate treaty, we will continue seeking to make public all of that record we are able,” said CEI Senior Fellow Chris Horner said in a statement.

Read the full article at The Daily Caller.