Top Ten Most Honest U.S. Presidents

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The Top Ten

1 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865 . Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War - its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis .

He lied his ass off during the Civil War. Not to mention he was one of the presidents who exterminated and enslaved the Native Americans!

Stupid idiot make up your mind! Is he honest or not idiots!

He was very honest. Ended slavery too!

Honest Abe

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2 Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. is an American politician and author who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. In 2002, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work with the Carter Center.

His honesty and integrity probably cost him the election of 1980. Sometimes, we would rather not know the truth and take the easy way out.

This man was told by most of his advisors he could win the election if he started a war with Iran. He said he would never do that as it's not worth the cost in money and lives.

He should be number 1. I feel like his mediocre presidency is getting in the way of people seeing the stellar character of this man. His charity is near ridding the world of guinea worm from the world (an aweful, painful water born parasite). Say what you will about his time in office, but this mans morality, and honesty cannot be questioned.

Honest man less than stellar president

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3 George Washington George Washington George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
4 Ronald Reagen

Ronald Reagan was only a president because of Hollywood.

Regan more honest honest phony jerk named Abraham Lincoln worst president ever besides Barack Obama and Bill Clinton best was Ronald Reagan - 2storm

Reagan was also one of the best - 2storm

2storm is a moron.

5 Barack Obama Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th president of the United States of America. He was elected in 2008 after serving in the Senate from 2005-08, beating John McCain and becoming the first African-American to be elected President of the United States. He was elected again in 2012, beating Mitt Romney.

Barack Obama is our only African leader in the U.S he didn't attack the rebels against France he is a dictator for life and for all! He is only 54 years old and said we will protect Africa FOR MILLIONS!

He would have done better had Congress helped him rather than instructed him at every turn.

Are you kidding me..."you can keep your doctor and your health plan! "

Kind.honest.good father and husband,and wise

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6 Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was principal author of the Declaration of Independence.
7 Grover Cleveland Grover Cleveland

He ruined people's brains. Now most people believe (because they were taught because those were taught and so on) that their is one more president then their really is. - CheeseStickYum

He focused his presidency on keeping government honest. - FrankP

8 John Quincy Adams
9 John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, the ...read more.

JFK did not believe in secret societies running the world and he was the last non-puppet president. In comparison, he was pretty honest.

I know he is inside Call of Duty

You are seriously referencing a stupid game when talking about JFK. I have lost faith in humanity - simpsondude

JFK had dozens of extramarital affairs. That's not honest.

The man who prevented WW3. He wanted to give back national currency back to people

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10 Dwight Eisenhower Dwight Eisenhower Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was an American politician and general who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe.

Not my party and didn't like everything Ike did, but when he said something you knew right where he stood.

Definitely one of the best, should be on the same level as Lincoln and Washington.

I likes ike

The Contenders

11 Gerald Ford Gerald Ford

Honest did what he did for the good of the country

Faced adversity despite unpopular opinions. when he spoke you knew he was speaking from the heart not DC

12 James A. Garfield James A. Garfield James Abram Garfield was the 20th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1881, until his assassination later that year.
13 Calvin Coolidge Calvin Coolidge V 1 Comment
14 John Adams John Adams John Adams was born on October 30, 1735 in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. Adams served as the president of the United States from March 4, 1797 to March 4, 1801. He died on July 4, 1826 at the age of 90.
15 John Tyler John Tyler John Tyler was the tenth President of the United States. He was also, briefly, the tenth Vice President, elected to that office on the 1840 Whig ticket with William Henry Harrison.
16 Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson was an American statesman who served as the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837 . He was born near the end of the colonial era, somewhere near the then-unmarked border between North and South Carolina, into a recently immigrated Scots-Irish farming family of relatively ...read more.
17 Donald Trump Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, ...read more.

Just take a look at all the pictures of the presidents you have listed in order and how Trumps picture is on fire yeah you guys are the dishonest ones OBAMA number 5 give me a break!

He is doing what he said some things might not be right or moral but he's doing what he said

You've got to be kidding. Trump honest?

Great president all ways truthful hate the lies - Wesleysweet

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18 Harry S Truman Harry S Truman Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States, an American politician of the Democratic Party.

Harry S. Truman should be in the Top 3 along side with Lincoln and Carter. Why is he #16? Truman was one of the most honest presidents in U.S. History. Truman at the time he was running for judge of Missouri, the Political boss at that time "Tom Prendergast" said "politics is a game of friends" and Truman responded "does that mean I'm suppose to let your friends steal $10,000?!.' Prendergast then said "is that what all this yelling is about." Truman said "Tom I don't care if it's 10,000 or 10,0000 I told you when I agreed to run I wasn't going to stand for any monkey business." Prendergast says "You will do what I tell you." Truman tells Tom "No sir, I don't work for you I work for the people of this county." Truman cared about the farmers and was quite upset about having taking the stolen money which his idea was fundraising it not stealing it. When he was senator of Missouri he called out other politicians for being crooks and he said it himself "you can't get rich in politics ...more - Sam_Grant

A great man. A lesser man could not have accomplished what he had to endure.

He refused to sell the White House, calming it's not mine to sell! Refused to profit from being POTUS! Wrote his wife (BESS) over 1300 letters in his own handwriting. Paid postage out of own pocket,(NOT WHITE HOUSE).

19 James Madison James Madison James Madison, Jr. was a political theorist, American statesman, and served as the fourth President of the United States.
20 Andrew Johnson Andrew Johnson Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson became president as he was vice president at the time of the assassination of [Abraham Lincoln].

He wasn't honest! He lied about having no slaves at all!

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