Obama reiterates that McCain, Clinton are wrong on gas tax suspension proposals, says Clinton’s advisers admit it wouldn’t have an effect on gas prices. Read full remarks here.
Clinton camp response: “Considering that Sen. Obama voted to suspend the gas tax three times when gas cost less than $2 a gallon and has an energy lobbyist chairing his Indiana campaign, it’s hard to take his latest criticisms very seriously.” Full statement here.
Obama-backing Sen. McCaskill calls suspension proposal “insulting” on media call, points to Clinton-supporting North Carolina Gov. Easley and B. Clinton having spoken out against idea in the past.
Plus: Clinton continues touting her support for a summertime gas tax break in Wake Forest, North Carolina Saturday. Read remarks here.