Most Controversial Presidents of the United States of America

The Top Ten
1 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, Donald J. Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968... read more

Donald Trump has been the most maligned president in the history of our country. There are some of the most ignorant people that say he's the most corrupt because of charges brought against him. They were all lies, but these idiots won't pay attention to the facts. It doesn't suit there agenda. Ask one just what he's guilty of. I guarantee they can't come up with anything that is factual or isn't an out and out lie.

This evil man should be impeached as soon as possible. He is a huge disgrace to America and the world. He only wants to give benefits to rich conservative white men and wants everybody else to suffer. He's so rude to others and everything he's done so far in his awful presidency is so bad. I don't care what any of you say, if you roast me, I won't listen. Impeach him now.

2 Richard Nixon Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States from 1969 until his resignation in 1974, the only president to resign from office. He had previously served as the 36th Vice President of the United States from 1953 to 1961, and prior to that as a U.S. Representative and also Senator... read more

Richard Nixon was a crook. He may have acknowledge his loss against Kennedy but this man would spy on his political opponents to win re-election. That's why in 1972. he won.

Yup, there's that whole Watergate scandal, still unacceptable.

3 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].
4 George W. Bush George Walker Bush is an American politician and businessman who was born in July 6, 1946. He served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. He is the eldest son of Barbara and George H. W.

George W. Bush leads when control counter attack to the heart of terror and safe the major towers. In memory the rebuild and upgrades were even larger than anyone could imagine. Hopes lives with a President this way.

His decision to declare a war against the Middle East became a breeding ground for ISIS. This man is nothing but a War Mongerer.

5 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

There were no political parties or divisions. Until Jackson showed up. Then the Democrats and the Whigs emerged and fought each other for power throughout the next couple of decades. Several of his policies such as the killing of the bank, and the Indian Removal Act, still ruffle feathers today. Very controversial, but a great president nonetheless.

The Indian Removal Act is better than Trump?

Are you kidding me?

6 Warren G. Harding Warren Gamaliel Harding was the 29th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1921 until his death in 1923.
7 Herbert Hoover Herbert Clark Hoover was an American engineer, businessman and politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933 during the Great Depression.
8 Bill Clinton William Jefferson Clinton (Born August 19th 1946) is an American politician who was the 42nd President of the United States. He previously served as governor of Arkansas. He became president after unseating incumbent president George H.W. Bush in 1992. He was re-elected in 1996 after defeating Senator... read more

Slick Willie was a slap in the face to a lot that served when took an extended vacation to I believe Italy. He said he was a Rhodes Scholar. Well that was another falsehood. He never finished.

Clinton was controversial because of his lies. You have him basically caught in the act, and you have people like Madelyn Albright who back his lies. Almost always to make idiots out of their selves.

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

Harry S. was a paradox. He wasn't going to drop the bombs until he was threatened by one of his generals about letting everyone in America know why we had to lose so many man during the invasion of Japan. His real trouble came when he fired McArthur. His approval rating went into the toilet after that.

Truman had no choice to end the war in the pacific by bombing two major cities in Japan, Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This did show that his approval rating dropped greatly but you have to realise that political achievement he has made within the mid 40s.

10 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American lawyer and statesman who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War and succeeded in preserving the Union, abolishing slavery,... read more

He is seen as amazing (which he is) now, but the country was split about him at his time, figuratively and literally

Hey! The tall guy made it to this list.

The Contenders
11 James Buchanan James Buchanan, Jr. was the 15th President of the United States, serving immediately prior to the American Civil War.

This idiot did not remember that he could send troops to the South to keep them from seceding.

12 Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He was the first African-American president of the United States... read more

Obama was as controversial as he was a disgrace to our country. Those that put him in office had to have turned a blind eye to what he was doing. A lot of them still try to make excuses for him, just further proof of how people are blinded by self consumption. It's a matter of being right in spite of how bad he was for our country. They can't admit they put a fraud in the Oval Office.

He is going to look like a total chump after Donald Trump is done. Obama's eight years of "new normal" for the economy is being destroyed by the growth under Trump in just the last two. And that is just economics. If you run down the list of other areas under the POTUS' watch, Obama is going to look like a fool. Not to lefties of course, but to anyone willing to step back and think about it.

13 Ronald Reagan Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 . Prior to his presidency, he was the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975, following a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader until his death in 2004

Ketchup is a vegetable...trees cause pollution. what's Aids and why would I allocate any funds for it to find a cure? This man is Satan incarnate.

Ignorant, intolerant, lazy, narrow minded garbage!

14 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.
15 John F. Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29th, 1917 - November 22, 1963) 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. The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Nuclear Test Ban... read more

JFK may be the only democrat president that cared as much for his country as he did his party. He would be, by all standards today a conservative. You'll never hear a democrat say anything like ask not what your country can do for you, but ask what you can do for your country. Now a days their too busy pandering for everyone's vote. All people have to do is look at the history of JFK. He's the only democrat president to ask for a meaningful tax cut. He got it posthumously.

He reveal some illuminati secrets! That's why he get killed off

16 Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and the 18th President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States.
17 Joe Biden Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (born November 20, 1942) is an American politician who is the 46th and current president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 47th vice president from 2009 to 2017 under Barack Obama and represented Delaware in the United States Senate from... read more

This dude is literally promting wars! He should be in the top 5! If not, number 1!

18 Franklin Pierce Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of the United States. Pierce was a northern Democrat who saw the abolitionist movement as a fundamental threat to the unity of the nation.
19 Jimmy Carter James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. (born October 1, 1924) 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.

Carter was probably the most mundane president we've ever had. I was in the military when he decided he had to cut government spending. His answer was to cut the military with his fat boy program. He gave people very little time to get down to their specified weight or they were discharged. The retirement in the military for 50% of your base is 20 years. There were guys with almost enough to retire that were severed from the military as well as their retirement.

20 William Harrison William Henry Harrison was an American statesman who served as the 9th President of the United States from March 4, 1841 until his death on April 4, 1841. The cause of death of William Henry Harrison was pneumonia, after a cold and wet inauguration.
21 Woodrow Wilson Thomas Woodrow Wilson was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921. Born in Staunton, Virginia, he spent his early years in Augusta, Georgia and Columbia, South Carolina.
22 Lyndon B. Johnson Lyndon Baines Johnson, often referred to as LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969.

LBJ could never have become president without JFK's assassination. To this day there are those who think he was somehow involved in it. Congress investigated it in 67 or 68 and concluded that it was a conspiracy. Who knows who was involved. The list of those that benefitted is long and distinguished, and he's on the list.

23 Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 to 1945. A Democrat, he won a record four presidential elections and dominated his party for many years as a central figure in world events... read more

While not the most controversial, he is the most divisive president, people like him for his strong leadership, while people hate him for locking up Japanese people in internment camps as "revenge".

24 William Howard Taft William Howard Taft served as the 27th President of the United States and as the tenth Chief Justice of the United States, the only person to have held both offices.

A lot of people believe Taft was not good at representing the country but some might not agree which can fit the definition of "controversy".

25 Zachary Taylor Zachary Taylor was the 12th President of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850. Before his presidency, Taylor was a career officer in the United States Army, rising to the rank of major general.
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