Stephen MooreStephen MooreRepublicans have moral and financial reasons to oppose raising the debt ceiling Ex-Trump aides launch million campaign against Biden economic agenda Families of 9/11 victims hope for answers about Saudi involvement in attacks MORE, an economic adviser to President TrumpDonald TrumpTexas announces election audit in four counties after Trump demand Schumer sets Monday showdown on debt ceiling-government funding bill Pennsylvania AG sues to block GOP subpoenas in election probe 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."
Stephen Moore, Trump adviser: "He should stop saying things that are untrue."— Mehdi Hasan (@mehdirhasan) October 7, 2019
Me: "But he does say things that are untrue."
Moore: "He does."
Me: "So he's a liar?"
Moore: [laughs] I'm never gonna say that."
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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.
"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 UnSatellite photos indicate North Korea expanding uranium enrichment The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by National Industries for the Blind - What do Manchin and Sinema want? North Korea says recent missiles were test of 'railway-borne' system MORE were exaggerations or lies.