White House press secretary Jay Carney on Monday sought to cool his feud with House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, saying he wasn’t interested in “a back and forth” with the GOP congressman.

Asked about Issa’s swipe during a CNN interview on Sunday that Carney is a “paid liar,” Carney broke into a smile and quipped, “I haven’t heard that. That’s amazing.

“I’m not going to get into a back and forth with Chairman Issa,” Carney added.

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