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 ClintonGraham: Let special prosecutor probe Clinton Clinton’s latest fundraiser cost 0K a person: report Assange: 'Unexpected' Clinton campaign leaks coming 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 McCainSenate Dems' campaign arm knocks GOP for Trump support New study. Space, security, and Congress General calls McCain's Bergdahl comments 'inappropriate' MORE but dismissed by Barack ObamaBarack ObamaScarborough calls Clinton camp defense of foundation 'pathetic' Barack Obama is the founder of Donald Trump Acting Democratic Party chief: Trump’s ‘delusional’ on blacks 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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