From NBC's Domenico Montanaro
McCain is up with a new 30-second TV ad in New Hampshire touting his record on stopping "wasteful spending" in Congress.
McCain is also trying in this ad to show "He's Baack" as he likes to say in New Hampshire. The ad flashes the faces of Clinton, Edwards, Giuliani and Romney when an announcer says, "All the candidates for president say they'll stop wasteful spending. One man has actually done it." This seems an attempt to wedge himself back in among the top tier.
Here's the full transcript for "Guts":
ANNCR: When special interests and bureaucrats conspired to spend 30 billion of your tax dollars on a defense contract boondoggle, everyone looked the other way. Everyone except one man. One man has the experience to know it was wrong and the courage to stop it. Corruption exposed. Billions saved. Wrongdoers jailed.
All the candidates for president say they'll stop wasteful spending.
One man has actually done it.
MCCAIN: I'll stop wasteful spending by Congress. Restore trust in government.
I'm John McCain and I approve this message.