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Cuomo Grills Rick Santorum on Trump’s Lying: ‘We’ve Got to be Better Than This!’

CNN’s Chris Cuomo grilled Rick Santorum over the Washington Post’s tally of President Donald Trump’s “false or misleading claims” — now at 3,001.

“We have never seen a record like this,” Cuomo said on New Day. “How do you justify this data?”

The former Republican senator argued that the previous administration didn’t tell the truth “on some of the most important things.”

“You’re going to put it on Obama?” Cuomo asked. “Do you think President Obama lied more than Donald Trump?”

“I think the substance of the previous president’s lies were much more important than the substance of what the crowd size was at the inaugural,” Santorum said.

“Moral relativism from a practicing catholic,” Cuomo shot back.

“Does this president lie?” Cuomo later pressed.

“I don’t know,” Santorum replied, to which Cuomo interjected, “Oh come on Rick Santorum! We’ve got to be better than this!”

“He certainly says things that don’t comport with the facts,” Santorum said. “I don’t like calling people liars but the reality is this president has a problem.”

Watch above, via CNN.

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