FactCheck.org: Gary Johnson’s False Marijuana Claim


By Caroline Wallace at FactCheck.org, June 24th, 2016:

Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson claimed that “no politicians outside of Bernie Sanders and myself support legalizing marijuana” at the “congressional, gubernatorial, senatorial level.” He’s wrong.

There are at least 20 other members of Congress and one governor who, as Johnson and Sanders do, support the legalization of marijuana.

Johnson, a former governor of New Mexico, made the claim in a June 16 interview with USA Today‘s Susan Page. Page asked Johnson about his efforts to appeal to young voters who supported Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

Read the rest of the article here. 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s