career politicians Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics  

279k votes 13k voters 152k views 142 items Follow Embed

List Rules 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!

1
+ - 4,741 1,950
Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Bill Clinton Democratic Party

60+ Beautiful Old Photos of Life in the Real Wild West The Best Netflix Original Series

2
+ - 5,371 3,684
Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Barack Obama Democratic Party

3
+ - 4,512 2,150
Nancy Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Nancy Pelosi Democratic Party

4
+ - 3,560 2,789
Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Richard Nixon Republican Party

5
+ - 3,944 1,599
Hillary Clinton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Hillary Clinton Democratic Party, Republican Party

6
+ - 4,084 1,983
Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Al Sharpton

7
+ - 3,247 2,071
John Edwards is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Edwards Democratic Party

8
+ - 2,759 2,618
Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Dick Cheney Republican Party

9
+ - 2,940 1,794
John Kerry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Kerry Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

10
+ - 3,054 1,672
Harry Reid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Harry Reid Democratic Party

11
+ - 2,793 3,107
George W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
George W. Bush Republican Party

12
+ - 2,885 1,679
Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jesse Jackson Democratic Party

13
+ - 2,261 1,954
Donald Rumsfeld is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Donald Rumsfeld Republican Party

14
+ - 2,276 1,902
Joseph McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Joseph McCarthy Democratic Party, Republican Party

15
+ - 2,648 1,604
Eric Holder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

The Most Widely Believed Conspiracy Theories in US History 29 Things You Didn't Know About Our Founding Fathers

16
+ - 2,770 2,285
Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Al Gore Democratic Party

17
+ - 2,014 1,614
Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Lyndon B. Johnson Democratic Party

18
+ - 2,425 1,581
Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Karl Rove Republican Party

19
+ - 2,758 1,485
Ted Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ted Kennedy Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

20
+ - 2,517 1,581
Joe Biden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Joe Biden Democratic Party

21
+ - 2,020 1,783
John Boehner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Boehner Republican Party

22
+ - 2,104 1,184
Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ted Cruz Republican Party

23
+ - 2,192 1,443
Anthony D. Weiner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Anthony D. Weiner Democratic Party

24
+ - 1,698 1,637
Paul Ryan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Paul Ryan 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....

25
+ - 2,330 2,231
Sarah Palin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Sarah Palin National Republican Party, Republican Party

26
+ - 1,871 1,584
Mitt Romney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Mitt Romney Republican Party

27
+ - 1,791 1,236
Barbara Boxer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Barbara Boxer Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

28
+ - 1,438 2,180
John McCain is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John McCain Republican Party of Virginia, Republican Party

29
+ - 1,947 1,291
Rand Paul is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Rand Paul Republican Party

The Greatest U.S. Presidents of All Time The Conspiracy Theories You Believe Are True

30
+ - 1,474 589
Jerry Brown is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jerry Brown Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

31
+ - 1,115 1,096
Rahm Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Rahm Emanuel Democratic Party

32
+ - 1,535 1,621
Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Al Franken Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party

33
+ - 1,578 1,539
Barney Frank is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Barney Frank Democratic Party

34
+ - 1,211 1,879
Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Henry Kissinger Republican Party

35
+ - 1,272 1,037
Elizabeth Warren is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Elizabeth Warren Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

36
+ - 1,125 1,676
Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Woodrow Wilson Democratic Party

37
+ - 1,656 1,562
Dianne Feinstein is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Dianne Feinstein Democratic Party

38
+ - 1,153 2,013
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Franklin D. Roosevelt Democratic Party

39
+ - 1,276 2,562
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ronald Reagan Democratic Party, Republican Party

40
+ - 1,152 1,385
Spiro Agnew is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Spiro Agnew Democratic Party, Republican Party

41
+ - 1,123 1,432
George Wallace is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
George Wallace Dixiecrat, Democratic Party, American Independent Party

42
+ - 1,059 1,527
Tom DeLay is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Tom DeLay Republican Party

43
+ - 1,373 1,089
Ron Paul is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ron Paul Constitution Party, Republican Party

15 Openly Gay US Politicians The Best Luxury Cruise Lines

44
+ - 851 672
Jeb Bush is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jeb Bush Republican Party

45
+ - 589 150
Andrew Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Andrew Cuomo Democratic Party

46
+ - 949 1,248
Huey Long is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Huey Long Democratic Party

47
+ - 1,377 1,539
Jimmy Carter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jimmy Carter Democratic Party

48
+ - 666 464
Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Donald Trump Donald Trump cheated on his wives.  Donald Trump doesn't have a definite opinion about gay marriage.  He doesn't have definite policies.  He is impulsive about his policies.

49
+ - 943 235
Martin O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Martin O'Malley Democratic Party

50
+ - 1,012 2,172
Condoleezza Rice is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Condoleezza Rice Republican Party