President Trump said Friday that he turned down being named Time’s “Person of the Year” after the magazine only told him he “probably” would be selected.
The magazine did not immediately respond to The Hill’s request for comment.
Trump was previously named Time’s 2016 “Person of the Year” last December.
“It’s a great honor. It means a lot,” Trump said at the time. “To be on the cover of Time magazine as the person of the year is a tremendous honor.”
In last year’s edition, Time managing editor Nancy Gibbs explained that regardless of how they feel about Trump, everyone had an opinion on the then-president-elect.
“For those who believe this is all for the better, Trump’s victory…