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WATCH: The Greatest Jokes American Presidents Ever Told

We spend a lot of time talking about the policies and personalities of American presidents, but how often to we talk about their senses of humor? Outside of the annual Correspondent’s Dinners, not that often. To add some levity to the super serious campaign season, now in full swing, Mediaite has complied a list of some of the best presidential jokes ever captured on film.

Some presidents are certainly funnier than others (looking at you, Nixon), but most of America’s chief executives had pretty well-developed senses of humor. We’re certain there are many funny moments that we left off this list, but here is a strong collection of humorous moments by the Presidents of the United States.

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