5 Poorest U.S. Presidents

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Poorest U.S. Presidents

As the leader of the free world, it might be assumed that the President of the United States would have no problems with money. However, there are several commander-in-chiefs that were low on funds before and/or after their presidencies. Here are some of the poorest heads of state.

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