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

CNN's Anderson Cooper confronted Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanGOP votes to replace Cheney with Stefanik after backing from Trump Roy to challenge Stefanik for Cheney's old position Stefanik shake-up jump-starts early jockeying for committee posts MORE (R-Ohio) late Monday, questioning whether the conservative lawmaker believes President TrumpDonald TrumpVirginia GOP gubernatorial nominee acknowledges Biden was 'legitimately' elected Biden meets with DACA recipients on immigration reform Overnight Health Care: States begin lifting mask mandates after new CDC guidance | Walmart, Trader Joe's will no longer require customers to wear masks | CDC finds Pfizer, Moderna vaccines 94 percent effective in health workers 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 McCabeThe FBI should turn off the FARA faucet John Durham's endgame: Don't expect criminal charges Carter Page sues over surveillance related to Russia probe 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 ComeyThe FBI should turn off the FARA faucet Barr threatened to resign over Trump attempts to fire Wray: report 'Fox News Sunday' to mark 25 years on air 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.