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

CNN's Anderson Cooper confronted Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanRod Rosenstein’s final insult to Congress: Farewell time for reporters but not testimony House conservatives blast border deal, push Trump to use executive power Cohen to testify before three congressional panels before going to prison MORE (R-Ohio) late Monday, questioning whether the conservative lawmaker believes President TrumpDonald John TrumpBill Kristol resurfaces video of Pence calling Obama executive action on immigration a 'profound mistake' ACLU says planned national emergency declaration is 'clear abuse of presidential power' O'Rourke says he'd 'absolutely' take down border wall near El Paso if he could 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 McCabeMcCabe book: Sessions once said FBI was better off when it 'only hired Irishmen' McCabe book: Trump pushed back on officials using Putin claim that North Korea couldn't fire long-range missiles Graham seeks new Rosenstein testimony after explosive McCabe interview 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 ComeyMcCabe book: Trump pushed back on officials using Putin claim that North Korea couldn't fire long-range missiles Graham seeks new Rosenstein testimony after explosive McCabe interview Senate confirms Trump pick William Barr as new attorney general 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.