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 ClintonThe 'Overton Window' and how Trump won the nomination with it Clinton mocks Trump with her own 3 a.m. tweetstorm Clinton’s strategy: Get under Trump’s skin 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 McCainGOP lawmakers slam secret agreement to help lift Iran bank sanctions Kerry: US 'on the verge' of suspending talks with Russia on Syria Trump, Clinton to headline Al Smith dinner MORE but dismissed by Barack ObamaBarack ObamaWhat Trump and Obama have in common Donald Trump will make our economy great again Clinton proposes 'reserve' program for volunteers 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: