State Dept Sued for Not Handing Over Paris Accord Docs

The Daily Caller covers CEI’s lawsuit against the U.S. State Department regarding Paris Climate Agreement documents.

The State Department is being sued for concealing documents and information related to the agency’s use of outside groups and individuals to promote the Paris climate deal during the Obama-era.

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a free market group based in Washington, D.C., filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging the State is refusing to act on a series of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for more information regarding backstage work on the agreement.

“Americans should know the extent to which the State Department orchestrated outside experts and groups in pushing talking points about the need for the Paris Agreement and its alleged nontreaty status,” CEI General Counsel Sam Kazman said in a press statement.

Read the full article at The Daily Caller.