Latest Mostly False Fact-checks on Gary Johnson Gary Johnson stated on August 11, 2016 in an interview on Fox News: "The Pentagon itself says that we could eliminate 20 percent of U.S. bases." Gary Johnson stated on June 5, 2016 in an appearance on Meet the Press: Says the United States has "treaties with apparently 69 countries where we are obligated to defend their borders. And these were treaties that were executive treaties, not authorized by Congress." Gary Johnson stated on June 5, 2012 in an interview on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart": "Right now, I’m polling at about 8 percent" against Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.