Gary Johnson Explains Aleppo Gaffe on 'The View'

Explaining his Aleppo gaffe in an ongoing interview on "The View," Gary Johnson said there's "no excuse" for his lapse on Aleppo while reiterating his paper statement that he thought the question was referring to an acronym.
1:56 | 09/08/16

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Transcript for Gary Johnson Explains Aleppo Gaffe on 'The View'
Did you have I brain freeze mama and art was that was it meant three. Outlook with the phrase let pulp and through you went. No excuse I was thinking in terms of acronym. All up Iraq. That's no excuse whatsoever but the dynamics in play and Syria are. Is that you've got the aside it regime. Up against the Free Syrian Army which we support. That are alive knew if the islamists. Crisis. And you can't make this stuff thought we support the Free Syrian Army a Free Syrian Army. We've heavily armed those arms end up in crisis hands. This is as a result of us supporting regime change. Which I maintain. When it comes to regime change in my lifetime that has not turned out to be positive I can't think about single example. But I said maybe in the beginning of the show I I don't I I know what the level was I know what it is and I should not be any smarter than you could you running for president. Having said that I'm sure charm doesn't know what let always either. So it did now. I think it's a disqualifying statement and fair enough. Inferno. But some are speculating because of the interview this morning that this made ENT or can't eight Howell. Do you plan on recover. Well a hum can you recover. Shy guy just people have to make that judgment that. I will say that it is a process and I respect the process and for those that believe this is a -- wall of fire so be it but. You know I've been really well served in my life by always telling the truth if you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything. And I think the one unforgivable in life is hypocrisy. Saying one thing and doing that's the ideal. As if someone had a gun she ahead would you vote for Hillary trap I had met think I'd let it go off. It.

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