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Obama throws Transportation Secy nominee's mileage tax plan under bus

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By Michelle Malkin  •  February 21, 2009 09:51 AM

President Obama just recently called GOP Transportation Secretary nominee Ray LaHood one of his “favorite Republicans.”

Er, uh, um, not anymore:

President Barack Obama on Friday rejected his transportation secretary’s suggestion that the administration consider taxing motorists based on how many miles they drive instead of how much gasoline they buy.

“It is not and will not be the policy of the Obama administration,” White House press secretary Robert Gibbs told reporters, when asked for the president’s thoughts about Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood’s suggestion, raised in an interview with The Associated Press a daily earlier.

Gasoline taxes that for nearly half a century have paid for the federal share of highway and bridge construction can no longer be counted on to raise enough money to keep the nation’s transportation system moving, LaHood told the AP.

“We should look at the vehicular miles program where people are actually clocked on the number of miles that they traveled,” the former Illinois Republican lawmaker said in the AP interview.
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It’s the Emily Litella presidency. All together now: Neeeeeever mind.

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