GOP House Rep Issues Subpoenas To AGs And Green Groups Targeting Exxon

dem_agsA top House Republican issued subpoenas Wednesday to the attorneys general and environmental groups conservatives argue are depriving companies and other organization of free speech rights.

Texas Rep. Lamar Smith issued subpoenas to Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, and eight environmental groups focusing on nonprofit groups for supposedly hiding information related to global warming.

“The attorneys general have appointed themselves to decide what is valid and what is invalid regarding climate change. The attorneys general are pursuing a political agenda at the expense of scientists’ right to free speech,” Smith, who chairs the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, said in a press statement Wednesday.

“The Committee has a responsibility to protect First Amendment rights of companies, academic institutions, scientists, and nonprofit organizations,” Smith said. The reason for subpoenas, Smith added, was because Schneiderman and Healey have refused to give the committee information.

Smith added: “What are they hiding? And Why?”

Smith’s subpoena comes two days after Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Democratic Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid created a Senate schedule for Monday and Tuesday, requesting 19 senators lambaste groups like Americans for Prosperity, Reason Foundation, and Cato Institute for supposedly creating a “web of denial” on so-called man-made global warming.

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    Amber

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    Let’s be clear most AG’s have not joined the lobby group AG’s for Clean Power or are participating in a campaign to damage the reputation , call into question the right to have a differing opinion . or otherwise use their offices as a weapon to silence people .
    The AG lobby group are obviously knowledgeable about the law and the consequences of any attempt to conspire to damage or call into question the reputation of organizations who they see as a threat to their lobby mascot .

    How many government employees would still have a job if they organized and conducted a press conference using their government titles while on the government payroll ? How many meetings and how much time and government resources were robbed to aid the efforts of a lobby group ?
    If a government employee used government resources to further their personal business / or agenda they would likely be fired . Yet the clique of AG’s seem to think they are special do they ? Answer the questions AG’s and the employment questions can be addressed just like they would be for anyone else employed by government .

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    ninetyninepct

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    When is Soros going to be investigated, charged and incarcerated?

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    Amber

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    Why are hedge fund gamblers running the Democrat party ?

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