Trump adviser: 'He should stop saying things that are untrue'

Stephen MooreStephen MooreNancy Pelosi's gut-check moment on trade and the USMCA Trump adviser: 'He should stop saying things that are untrue' The 'trust busters' versus Google MORE, an economic adviser to President TrumpDonald John TrumpWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio Democrats debate in Ohio: Who came out on top? MORE, said that he thinks that the president "should stop saying things that are untrue."

"I think when Trump says things that are false, that does undermine his presidential authority and I wish he wouldn't do it," Moore told host Mehdi Hasan on Al Jazeera's "Head to Head." "He should stop saying things that are untrue."

Hasan then pressed Moore, asking him "So he's a liar?"

Moore seemed to balk, admitting that Trump is "an exaggerator" and that he believes "it gets him in trouble," but saying he wouldn't call him a liar.

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"I'm not here to defend everything that Donald Trumps says," Moore noted later in the interview.

Hasan continued to press Moore, asking him whether Trump's assertions his father was born in Germany and his wife got along well with North Korean leader Kim Jong UnKim Jong UnBeware the 34th month of Trump's presidency The Trump doctrine: Principled realism or endemic confusion? Stockholm breakdown reflects North Korea's failure to compromise MORE were exaggerations or lies.