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

Stephen MooreStephen MooreTop economic adviser warned Trump on reelection chances ahead of China truce: report Nancy Pelosi's gut-check moment on trade and the USMCA Trump adviser: 'He should stop saying things that are untrue' MORE, an economic adviser to President TrumpDonald John TrumpGraham to introduce resolution condemning House impeachment inquiry Support for impeachment inches up in poll Fox News's Bret Baier calls Trump's attacks on media 'a problem' 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 UnUS proposed helping North Korea build tourist area amid nuclear talks: report Kim poses for photos on white horse on sacred mountain, plans 'great operation' Beware the 34th month of Trump's presidency MORE were exaggerations or lies.