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!

1
5,915 2,612
Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Bill Clinton Democratic Party

2
4,432 3,273
Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Richard Nixon Republican Party

3
5,435 2,645
Nancy Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Nancy Pelosi Democratic Party

4
5,106 2,105
Hillary Clinton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
DennisNJ added Hillary Clinton Democratic Party, Republican Party

5
6,373 4,651
Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Barack Obama Democratic Party

6
4,909 2,363
Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Al Sharpton Democratic Party

7
3,465 3,067
Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Dick Cheney Republican Party

8
3,866 2,406
John Edwards is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Edwards Democratic Party

9
3,589 2,027
Harry Reid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Harry Reid Democratic Party

10
2,785 2,184
Joseph McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Joseph McCarthy Democratic Party, Republican Party

11
3,428 3,631
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
3,483 2,216
John Kerry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Kerry Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

13
2,724 2,311
Donald Rumsfeld is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Donald Rumsfeld Republican Party

14
2,863 1,888
Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Karl Rove Republican Party

15
3,463 2,018
Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jesse Jackson Democratic Party

16
2,460 1,931
Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Lyndon B. Johnson Democratic Party

17
3,164 1,943
Eric Holder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
DennisNJ added Eric Holder Democratic Party

18
3,319 2,718
Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Stingrea88 added Al Gore Democratic Party

19
3,240 1,812
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
2,848 1,671
Anthony D. Weiner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
zxray added Anthony D. Weiner Democratic Party

21
2,240 1,985
Paul Ryan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
pete.segers added Paul Ryan Republican Party

22
2,382 2,083
John Boehner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Boehner Republican Party

23
2,572 1,568
Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ted Cruz Republican Party

24
2,797 2,624
Sarah Palin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Sarah Palin National Republican Party, Republican Party

25
2,950 2,038
Joe Biden is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
MasonGill added Joe Biden Democratic Party

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2,186 1,992
Mitt Romney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Mitt Romney Republican Party

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1,576 1,016
Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Donald Trump Republican Party

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2,124 1,488
Barbara Boxer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
JacobCuellar added Barbara Boxer Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

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1,876 811
Jerry Brown is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
zxray added Jerry Brown Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

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1,798 2,572
John McCain is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John McCain Republican Party of Virginia, Republican Party

31
2,291 1,592
Rand Paul is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
wallje added Rand Paul Republican Party

32
1,518 1,320
Rahm Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
2probb added Rahm Emanuel Democratic Party

33
1,948 1,937
Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
BillyBumtrip added Al Franken Democratic Party

34
1,447 2,181
Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Henry Kissinger Republican Party

35
1,731 1,356
Elizabeth Warren is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Mike DiOna added Elizabeth Warren Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

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1,883 1,787
Barney Frank is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
BillyBumtrip added Barney Frank Democratic Party

37
1,306 1,934
Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Woodrow Wilson Democratic Party

38
1,370 1,582
Spiro Agnew is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Spiro Agnew Republican Party

39
1,970 1,805
Dianne Feinstein is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
JacobCuellar added Dianne Feinstein Democratic Party

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1,342 1,632
George Wallace is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
George Wallace Dixiecrat, Democratic Party, American Independent Party

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1,496 3,047
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ronald Reagan Republican Party

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905 301
Andrew Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Andrew Cuomo Democratic Party

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1,235 1,753
Tom DeLay is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Tom DeLay Republican Party

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1,096 588
Loretta E. Lynch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
ConnorRichardson added Loretta E. Lynch Independent

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1,335 2,318
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Franklin D. Roosevelt Democratic Party

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830 547
Mike Pence is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Mike Pence Republican Party

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1,071 914
Jeb Bush is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jeb Bush Republican Party

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1,138 391
Martin O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
ConnorRichardson added Martin O'Malley Democratic Party

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923 611
Ken Cuccinelli is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ken Cuccinelli Republican Party of Virginia, Republican Party

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1,570 1,351
Ron Paul is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ron Paul Republican Party