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 ClintonSunday shows preview: The general election heats up Bernie fights for relevance Clinton ad focuses on children's healthcare 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 McCainGun-control supporters plan next steps versus NRA Report: Prominent neoconservative to fundraise for Clinton McConnell quashes Senate effort on guns MORE but dismissed by Barack ObamaBarack ObamaCannabis conversation urged at North American Leaders Summit Obama: 'There's still work to do' for gay community Our most toxic export: American politick 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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