The Republican Party, sometimes referred to as the Grand Old Party (GOP), has a very rich history.
In 1865, eleven years after its founding, under the leadership of then-President Abraham Lincoln, the Republican Party banned slavery, which remains one of its greatest accomplishments to this day.
But not every Republican can be compared to Lincoln. In fact, many Republican politicians have been accused -- and some convicted -- of corruption.
Here's a list of five of the most corrupt Republicans of all time.