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

CNN's Anderson Cooper confronted Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanRosenstein faces Trump showdown On The Money: 0B more in Trump tariffs kick in | China calls off trade talks | CEO confidence slips over tariffs | GOP to move spending bill over Trump concerns | Behind the scenes look at how the GOP tax law passed Dems fight to protect Mueller amid Rosenstein rumors MORE (R-Ohio) late Monday, questioning whether the conservative lawmaker believes President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Republican threatens to push for Rosenstein impeachment unless he testifies Judge suggests Trump’s tweet about Stormy Daniels was ‘hyperbole’ not defamation Rosenstein faces Trump showdown 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 Hill's 12:30 Report — Sponsored by Delta Air Lines — Rosenstein heads to White House | Expects to be fired | Dems investigate second Kavanaugh allegation McCabe: Rosenstein firing would put Mueller probe at risk House Judiciary chair threatens subpoena if DOJ doesn’t supply McCabe memos by Tuesday 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 ComeyWhy must everything Rosenstein be filled with drama?   Dems fight to protect Mueller amid Rosenstein rumors Trump to meet with Rosenstein on Thursday 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.