by Valerie Richardson
Washington Times

Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude E. Walker agreed Wednesday to withdraw his climate-related subpoena of ExxonMobil, a stunning reversal that delivered a blow to the Democratic-led effort to prosecute climate change dissent.

In the Joint Stipulation of Dismissal, Mr. Walker said he would pull his March 15 subpoena of the world’s largest energy company, which had challenged the subpoena as unconstitutional…

In a document obtained in an open records request by the Energy & Environment Legal Institute, Mr. Walker cited his recent $800 million settlement with Hess Oil, and said he was interested in identifying “other potential litigation targets” and “work[ing] together on litigation to increase our leverage.”

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