Has Hillary Clinton ever lied? She doesn't think so. The Democratic presidential front-runner struggles with perceptions of dishonesty in polls. Yesterday she said she doesn't believe she has ever told a lie and vowed to do her best to be honest going forward. Jimmy Carter famously pledged to the American people: "I will never lie to you." "Hillary Clinton said You're asking me to say, 'Have I ever [lied]?' I don't believe I ever have. Clinton and her allies have alleged that she is held to a different standard when it comes to honesty than other politicians because of her gender and long history in politics.