Corzine Makes Clear His Opposition To Gas Tax Holiday

New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine (D) has come out against a gas tax holiday, despite his support for Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonNew pro-Clinton video calls for more women in public office FBI opens probe into DNC hack WikiLeaks fires off warning to MSNBC host MORE, who has backed the measure.

He sent out a release Monday morning making clear his opposition to the plan, which has also been pushed by John McCainJohn McCainClinton brings in the heavy hitters Guess which Cuban-American 2016 candidate best set themselves up for 2020? Fox News bests major networks in convention ratings MORE but dismissed by Barack ObamaBarack ObamaAn inconvenient truth for Obama, Black Lives Matter and racial hypnotism Five things Clinton needs to do with her big speech A legacy on the line MORE. In the release, Corzine called a gas tax holiday "not my favorite plan." He added that reporters had misconstrued statements he had made about it during a Monday television interview.

"I went on to discuss the differences between the two [McCain and Clinton's] competing plans," Corzine said in the release. "Somehow this was construed by several enterprising reporters as a change in my position on a gas tax holiday, which it is not."

Here's a transcript of Corzine's comments on CNBC, provided by his press office:

Gov. Corzine:

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