American People Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics  

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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 past and present. 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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1
6,132 2,671
Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

2
4,541 3,359
Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

3
5,640 2,690
Nancy Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

4
5,327 2,148
Hillary Clinton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
DennisNJ added Democratic Party, Republican Party

5
6,555 4,722
Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

6
5,067 2,398
Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Al Sharpton Democratic Party

7
3,532 3,148
Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

8
3,976 2,441
John Edwards is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

9
3,718 2,061
Harry Reid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

10
2,860 2,211
Joseph McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party, Republican Party

11
3,624 2,256
John Kerry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

12
3,492 3,718
George W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

13
3,594 2,044
Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

14
2,775 2,367
Donald Rumsfeld is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

15
2,915 1,941
Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

16
2,565 1,955
Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

17
3,283 1,974
Eric Holder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
DennisNJ added Democratic Party

18
3,442 2,756
Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Stingrea88 added Democratic Party

19
3,371 1,840
Ted Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

20
2,982 1,691
Anthony D. Weiner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
zxray added Democratic Party

21
2,290 2,064
Paul Ryan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
pete.segers added Republican Party

22
2,430 2,143
John Boehner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

23
2,630 1,646
Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

24
3,064 2,076
Joe Biden is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
MasonGill added Democratic Party

25
2,843 2,707
Sarah Palin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
National Republican Party, Republican Party

26
2,219 2,074
Mitt Romney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

27
1,662 1,123
Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Republican Party

28
2,213 1,513
Barbara Boxer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
JacobCuellar added Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

29
1,978 834
Jerry Brown is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
zxray added Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

30
1,864 2,628
John McCain is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party of Virginia, Republican Party

31
1,616 1,339
Rahm Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
2probb added Democratic Party

32
2,319 1,663
Rand Paul is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
wallje added Republican Party

33
2,050 1,957
Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
BillyBumtrip added Democratic Party

34
1,852 1,382
Elizabeth Warren is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Mike DiOna added Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

35
1,981 1,807
Barney Frank is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
BillyBumtrip added Democratic Party

36
1,477 2,235
Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

37
1,342 1,960
Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

38
2,070 1,826
Dianne Feinstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
JacobCuellar added Democratic Party

39
1,401 1,614
Spiro Agnew is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

40
1,390 1,651
George Wallace is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Dixiecrat, Democratic Party, American Independent Party

41
990 315
Andrew Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Democratic Party

42
1,520 3,131
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

43
1,180 602
Loretta E. Lynch is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
ConnorRichardson added Independent

44
1,259 1,790
Tom DeLay is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

45
1,366 2,352
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

46
1,104 950
Jeb Bush is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

47
1,178 403
Martin O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
ConnorRichardson added Democratic Party

48
859 610
Mike Pence is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Republican Party

49
940 638
Ken Cuccinelli is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party of Virginia, Republican Party

50
928 320
Cory Booker is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Democratic Party