Gary Johnson: Trump watching Olympics to see how high Mexican pole vaulters go
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Libertarian presidential nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonThe Trump strategy: Dare the Democrats to win Trump challenger: 'All bets are off' if I win New Hampshire primary Scaramucci assembling team of former Cabinet members to speak out against Trump MORE on Friday mocked Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpStates slashed 4,400 environmental agency jobs in past decade: study Biden hammers Trump over video of world leaders mocking him Iran building hidden arsenal of short-range ballistic missiles in Iraq: report MORE's plan to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, joking that the businessman is worried about Olympians pole vaulting over.

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"I hear that Donald Trump is watching the Olympics tonight. He's seeing how high the Mexican pole vaulters go," Johnson quipped an interview with the Reno Gazette-Journal.

A central proposal of the GOP nominee's campaign involves building a wall along the southern border and deporting those in the country illegally.

Johnson said the deportation of 11 million undocumented workers "starts with misinformation."

"They are hardworking people that have come into the United States and they have to come in illegally because the government can't provide them an easy way to get in legally," Johnson said.

The Libertarian nominee called Trump and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThree legal scholars say Trump should be impeached; one thinks otherwise Report: Barr attorney can't provide evidence Trump was set up by DOJ Jayapal pushes back on Gaetz's questioning of impeachment witness donations to Democrats MORE "the two most polarizing figures in American politics today."

"If Clinton is elected or if Trump is going to get elected, I think the polarization in Congress will be greater than ever," Johnson said.

"Nothing is going to get done. it is going to be so ugly, so partisan, so back-biting. Well what if you elect a couple of Libertarians?"