Anderson Cooper confronts GOP lawmaker: You haven't heard the president lie?

CNN's Anderson Cooper confronted Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanTop conservatives pen letter to Trump with concerns on fourth coronavirus relief bill Justice IG pours fuel on looming fight over FISA court The relief bill and public broadcasting: A missed opportunity MORE (R-Ohio) late Monday, questioning whether the conservative lawmaker believes President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump fires intelligence community inspector general who flagged Ukraine whistleblower complaint Trump organization has laid off over 1000 employees due to pandemic: report Trump invokes Defense Production Act to prevent export of surgical masks, gloves MORE lies.

"You got to admit, this president has said things which are just demonstrably not true time and time again. The list is a very long one, almost on a daily basis," Cooper said.

Jordan shot back, saying former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeTrump shakes up Justice Department, intelligence community Trump allies assembled lists of officials considered disloyal to president: report Bill Barr is trying his best to be Trump's Roy Cohn MORE "has said things that aren't true."

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"So you're very bold in calling out Andrew McCabe, not so bold on the president of the United States," Cooper said. "You haven't heard the president lie?"

Jordan said the president has always been "square" with him. When pressed on whether Trump has ever lied to the American people, Jordan said voters elected Trump to the White House.

"Have you ever heard the president lie?" Cooper asked again.

"I have not," Jordan said. 

Jordan said "nothing comes to mind" when asked again whether the president has ever said something publicly that is a lie.

The exchange came when the two were discussing comments made by former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyIs coronavirus the final Trump crisis? Full appeals court to rehear case over McGahn subpoena Tucker Carlson: Biden's 'fading intellect' an 'opportunity' for Democrats to control him MORE.

During an interview that aired Sunday, Comey said he thinks Trump is "morally unfit to be president." He described the president as a serial liar and a "stain" on everyone who worked for him.

Trump has lashed out in recent days against Comey, referring to him as a "slimeball" and saying he will go down as the worst FBI director in history.