Virgin Islands AG Bails on CEI Subpoena

Politico's Morning Energy reports on Attorney General Claude Walker's withdrawal of the CEI subpoena. 

A day after pulling back from a subpoena of ExxonMobil, Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude Walker withdrew a similar subpoena for the Competitive Enterprise Institute. As Pro's Andrew Restuccia reports, both had been part of Walker's investigation into whether Exxon had been concealing its understanding of climate change from customers and investors. "The withdrawal of this subpoena is a victory for all Americans who value the right to support causes they believe in, but Walker broke the law when he subpoenaed CEI, and he must be held to account. We continue to pursue sanctions against Walker because of his flagrant violation of the First Amendment," CEI said in a statement. The free-market group said it still plans to pursue sanctions against Walker.

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