McCain Camp Criticizes Obama's Energy Policy - McCain Campaign Press Call 8.4.08 AUDIO

McCain Camp Criticizes Obama's Energy Policy - McCain Campaign Press Call 8.4.08 AUDIO
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WHO: Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Doug Holtz-Eakin, Senior Policy Director, McCain 2008
WHAT: Press conference call to discuss Sen. Barack Obama's energy policy.
WHEN: Monday, August 4 at 10:00 a.m. EDT

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) and McCain policy adviser Doug Holtz-Eakin criticized Sen. Barack Obama's energy policy during this press conference call. "Anyone who says that we can achieve energy independence without that - without more nuclear power, without more offshore drilling, without more clean coal - that individual either doesn't have the experience to understand the problem we're faced with or isn't being straightforward with the American people," Cantor said. Holtz-Eakin highlighted McCain's proposed battery incentive, which would provide a $300 million prize for the designers of the first zero-emissions electric car battery. Holtz-Eakin also attacked what he claimed was Obama's plan to create a government-run venture capital fund to stimulate innovation in new forms of energy.

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Read more about this conference call in HuffPolitics reporter Sam Stein's piece: "McCain Surrogate Cantor Inadvertently Derided On McCain Conference Call."

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