Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

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List Criteria: U.S. politicians that have been caught lying or have been suspected of lying

Do any politicians tell the truth anymore? Maybe, but you won't find them here. This list has the least trustworthy people in American politics, ranked by the wisdom of the crowd. Anyone can add to this list, making it an accurate, real-time ranking of the people's picks for the worst liars in the state, local ,and federal government. Tired of lying politicians? This is a way to vote against them, and to join the rest of the country in calling them out for their lying ways.

The worst politicians on this list have told some of the biggest and most notorious politician lies in US history. These political liars are constantly caught with their pants on fire, making us all wonder who voted for them in the first place. From lying presidents like Richard Nixon and George W. Bush, to Congressmen and women like John Edwards and Nancy Pelosi, politician lies come from all parties, offices, genders, and just about any level of government.

You're always thinking that these politicians are liars, so now's your chance to speak up. Upvote the worst, most notorious liars in the American political world below!
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    Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


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    Republican Party Ryan's comments at the RNC were full of lies and half truths. I used to have respect for this man, but anyone who has to lie to make his point does not deserve my vote....

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