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
6,124 2,666
Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

2
4,537 3,355
Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

3
5,631 2,687
Nancy Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

4
5,317 2,144
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
6,549 4,718
Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

6
5,061 2,395
Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Al Sharpton Democratic Party

7
3,529 3,145
Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

8
3,970 2,439
John Edwards is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

9
3,713 2,058
Harry Reid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

10
2,858 2,210
Joseph McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party, Republican Party

11
3,618 2,254
John Kerry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

12
3,490 3,717
George W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

13
3,587 2,043
Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

14
2,773 2,366
Donald Rumsfeld is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

15
2,913 1,939
Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

16
2,559 1,955
Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

17
3,278 1,971
Eric Holder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
DennisNJ added Democratic Party

18
3,436 2,753
Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Stingrea88 added Democratic Party

19
3,365 1,839
Ted Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

20
2,976 1,690
Anthony D. Weiner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
zxray added Democratic Party

21
2,288 2,062
Paul Ryan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
pete.segers added Republican Party

22
2,428 2,141
John Boehner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

23
2,628 1,642
Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

24
2,840 2,704
Sarah Palin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
National Republican Party, Republican Party

25
3,057 2,074
Joe Biden is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
MasonGill added Democratic Party

26
2,217 2,070
Mitt Romney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

27
1,652 1,120
Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Republican Party

28
2,209 1,511
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
1,972 833
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
1,862 2,626
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
1,611 1,338
Rahm Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
2probb added Democratic Party

32
2,317 1,661
Rand Paul is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
wallje added Republican Party

33
2,045 1,955
Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
BillyBumtrip added Democratic Party

34
1,847 1,380
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
1,976 1,806
Barney Frank is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
BillyBumtrip added Democratic Party

36
1,476 2,233
Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

37
1,339 1,960
Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

38
2,066 1,824
Dianne Feinstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
JacobCuellar added Democratic Party

39
1,400 1,613
Spiro Agnew is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

40
1,387 1,650
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
986 313
Andrew Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Democratic Party

42
1,518 3,129
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

43
1,258 1,789
Tom DeLay is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

44
1,177 601
Loretta E. Lynch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
ConnorRichardson added Independent

45
1,364 2,351
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

46
1,104 949
Jeb Bush is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

47
1,175 403
Martin O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
ConnorRichardson added Democratic Party

48
858 608
Mike Pence is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Republican Party

49
940 637
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
925 319
Cory Booker is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Democratic Party