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Bloomberg-funded Law School Coordinating PR with 'Progressive' AG Offices

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The Washington Free Beacon cited Senior Fellow Christopher C. Horner on Law Enforcement for Rent:

The SEEIC's methods generated some controversy after the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a free-market think tank based in D.C., published a lengthy exposé last August backed by reams of government documents showing that the law center was paying for their own attorneys to be placed with OAGs across the country to do extra work on energy and climate litigation.

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The very fact that emails discussing public relations strategy have redacted sentences is a red flag to Chris Horner, who obtained the emails in his efforts with the Competitive Enterprise Institute as well as another project called Government Accountability and Oversight.

"These AG offices are citing a mixed bag of ruses to hide select portions of media-related emails between their PR aides and the Bloomberg group's PR staffer," Horner told the Washington Free Beacon.

"The redacted correspondence between media aides hidden behind claims of privilege don't appear to be related to litigation, but instead simple PR with an outside activist that they don't want released for political reasons," he concluded.

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