“It’s very frustrating when you see a Democratic majority stay away, as they did intentionally, from addressing the issue of lowering the price of gasoline by adopting a comprehensive energy plan,” Kuhl said Wednesday in an interview with an upstate N.Y. television station.
“It leads one to believe that, in fact, this is done for an intentional purpose. I still believe that. I hope I’m wrong.”
Kuhl also took issue with opponent Eric Massa, who claimed his crack was part of a GOP “trend” that includes anti-Democrat attacks by fellow House Republicans Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and Robin Hayes (R-N.C.).
"I think it's outlandish to think that a comment that I made 11 weeks ago is the beginning of a quote-unquote trend of my party some two and a half months later,” Kuhl said.