Foreign News

US President-elect Donald Trump, Named TIME Person Of The Year

Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr

on Wednesday named President-elect its Person of the Year.

“It’s a great honor. It means a lot,” Trump said in a telephone interview on NBC’s “Today” show.
The magazine’s managing editor, Nancy Gibbs, said on the program that Democrat Hillary Clinton was the No. 2 finalist. Gibbs said the choice of Trump this year was “straightforward.”

The Manhattan real estate magnate went from fiery underdog in the race for the GOP presidential nomination to president-elect when he defeated Clinton in the November 8 election.


Donald Trump's Daughter, Ivanka To Act As America's First Lady In Place Of Her Mom

Trump won 306 electoral votes, easily enough to make him president when the electors meet on December 19. Clinton won the popular vote.

Trump has begun the process of preparing for his presidency and filling Cabinet posts.

Wole Oduwole
ALSO SEE  John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, And Kids Grace Family's 'Vanity Fair' Cover

More from

ALSO SEE  US Killing Of Iranian General Soleimani "Unlawful" - UN Expert