'The View' ABC: Gary Johnson Owns 'Aleppo' Flub -- And Wait Till You See What He Said About Voting for Clinton or Trump

Gary Johnson, the Libertarian party candidate for president, appeared on ABC's The View today, and he got a chance to explain his flub on MSNBC yesterday, when he didn't know what Syrian city Aleppo was.

Gary Johnson joined The View cast live this morning, after quite a difficult 24 hours.

Yesterday, Gary Johnson was being interviewed by Mike Barnicle on MSNBC, and he wasn't aware that Aleppo was a city in the war-ravaged country of Syria.

When asked about what he was going to do about Aleppo, he said: "And what is Aleppo?" Barnicle responded in shock: "You're kidding." You can watch the video here:

Whoopi began the Gary Johnson segment on The View by asking Johnson what happened. Johnson's response: "No excuse." But he then began talking about the problematic consequences of regime change, as well as how the U.S.



is essentially arming several sides in Syria. "In my lifetime, that has never turned out to be positive." Johnson believes that the U.S. has to join with Russia to end our involvement in Syria.

Gary Johnson Admits the Aleppo Question was Fair to the View

Later, when he was asked if the question about Aleppo was fair, Gary Johnson answered admirably: "It's fair game. I'm running for president of the United States."

Joy Behar, an avid Hillary Clinton supporter, told Gary Johnson that not knowing what Aleppo is was a disqualifying statement.

"I know what it is and I shouldn't be any smarter than you because you're running for president." To which, Johnson replied: "Fair enough." Behar then managed to get in a dig on Donald Trump, saying that she doesn't think he knows what Aleppo is either.

She said that she believes Johnson is a spoiler and should leave the race.

The View: Johnson on Trump and Clinton -- 'I'd Let it Go Off'

Regarding Trump, Johnson said "I have trouble following Trump and what he says." He goes on to say that he agrees with Trump on a few things, including NATO and international intervention.

But when Joy Behar asked "if someone held a gun to your head and asked you to vote for Hillary or Trump" what would he do? Johnson responded, "I'd let it go off."

Candace Cameron Bure asked Johnson if he is a man of faith, he responded "yes...but I don't wear that on my sleeve.

I do believe in the separation of church and state." He then got a huge applause when he said he'd legalize weed.

Watch it here:

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