Liberal AG Global Warming Investigations Into Exxon Are Falling Apart

dem agsExxonMobil fended off two of the investigations launched by liberal attorneys general into the oil giant’s alleged campaign to mislead the public on global warming.

U.S. Virgin Islands Attorney General (AG) Claude Walker has withdrawn the subpoena he sent Exxon as part of his anti-racketeering investigation, and Massachusetts AG Maura Healey’s office has agreed to temporarily suspend enforcing her subpoena.

“After conferring on the matter, the parties mutually agreed that Attorney General Walker will withdraw the subpoena and ExxonMobil will stipulate to the dismissal without prejudice of this action,” reads a legal filing submitted to the court Thursday by Exxon and Walker that was obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Walker also withdrew his subpoena to the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a libertarian think tank, in May. Walker demanded CEI turnover records going back 20 years as part of the anti-racketeering probe against Exxon. CEI pushed back and is still pursuing sanctions against Walker for allegedly violating the group’s constitutional rights.

Healey has also hit a snag in her Exxon investigation. Healey has “agreed not to move to enforce the [Civil Investigative Demand] during the pendency of this litigation and the litigation commenced by ExxonMobil on June 15, 2016… other than by filing a cross-motion to compel as described below.”

That’s according to a joint filing from Healey’s office and Exxon submitted to the court last week, which was obtained by TheDCNF.

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    The AG’s are well aware of what the word slander means and while not all of them said it they presented a “united ” front to hype the media scrum they held acting as lobbyist’s for an industry getting billions of tax payer dollars .
    They should not get a weasel word free pass for their cowardly lobby attack will using their government positions as a platform .
    What green activist groups were they sucking up to and strategizing with ? What is their affiliation with Al Gore and his business interests ?
    Where is their lobby group registered ?
    What expenses were incurred by tax payers to further their lobby interests .
    Did they advise elected officials in their respective states they were acting as lobbyist’s and were they on the tax payers payroll while conducting their activities ?
    There is far more to this than just some spur of the moment trash talk allegations and lobbying for their favoured industry .

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