McCain is up with a new ad in New Hampshire.
WASHINGTON (CNN) – Presidential hopeful John McCain criticizes wasteful spending in Washington, blaming both Republicans and Democrats for squandering away millions of taxpayers' dollars on pet projects, in a new television ad released Monday.
The Arizona senator promises to stand up to this "outrageous" government spending, in the 30 second ad that is running in New Hampshire.
In the commercial, an announcer calls earmarks such as the bridge to nowhere in Alaska "outrageous" and "unbelievable, " and he takes a swipe at Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-New York, for favoring a proposed $1 million Woodstock museum, calling it "predictable."
Clinton is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination and the bridge to nowhere is a direct shot at former Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Ted Stevens, R-Alaska.
"I’ll stop wasteful spending by Congress and restore Americans’ trust in their government," McCain says in the ad.
– CNN Associate Producer Lauren Kornreich