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 ClintonClinton accusers slam Megyn Kelly after confrontation with Gingrich Movie theaters to host viewing parties on election night There is no place for me in Hillary's America 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 McCainTop Lobbyists 2016: Hired Guns Trump small-donor army a double-edged sword for GOP GOP gets chance to run on ObamaCare MORE but dismissed by Barack ObamaBarack ObamaPolitical map shifts on Trump The lazy political writing of 'SNL' The 'October Surprise' our troops weren't counting on 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: