Daily Caller: Dem AG Solicited Help From Green Billionaire During Exxon Probe

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by Chris White
The Daily Caller

The New York attorney general engaging in a highly publicized probe into oil producer ExxonMobil solicited meetings from an influential billionaire Democratic donor, according to emails obtained Monday by the New York Post.

Four months after announcing the Exxon investigation, Democratic Attorney General Eric Schneiderman tried to finagle meetings and phone communications with hedge-fund tycoon Tom Steyer, an environmental activist and self-styled enemy of the fossil fuel industry…

Emails released by conservative legal group Energy & Environmental Legal Institute (E&E Legal) in August indicate attorneys general see the investigation as just a wild-eyed vendetta by Schneiderman.

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