Trump: 'I can't imagine anybody else' other than myself for Time Person of the Year

President TrumpDonald John TrumpFauci says his meetings with Trump have 'dramatically decreased' McEnany criticizes DC mayor for not imposing earlier curfew amid protests Stopping Israel's annexation is a US national security interest MORE said Tuesday that he "can't imagine" anyone other than himself being named Time's Person of the Year.

A reporter asked Trump as he prepared to depart the White House for his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida who deserved to finish second for the designation, telling the president he assumed who his choice for first would be.

"It’s called person of the year, right? It’s no longer man of the year, right?" Trump replied.

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"I don’t know, that’s up to Time Magazine," he continued. "I’ve been there before. I can’t imagine anybody else other than Trump."

The publication earlier Tuesday released the results of a reader poll to pick the Person of the Year. Trump finished tied for 13th with 2 percent of the vote, along with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Facebook CEO Mark ZuckerbergMark Elliot ZuckerbergZuckerberg expressed concern to Trump over rhetoric amid protests: Axios Hillicon Valley: Trump signs order targeting social media legal protections | House requests conference with Senate after FISA vote canceled | Minneapolis systems temporarily brought down by hackers Twitter adds fact-checking labels to hundreds of tweets despite Trump attacks MORE and special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE, among others.

The top choice was South Korean boy band BTS.

The magazine typically announces its editors' choice in December.

Trump was named Time's Person of the Year in 2016, with the magazine's editor saying at the time he was a polarizing figure who elicited opinions from individuals across the political spectrum.

The president claimed in 2017, when he was named runner-up, that he turned down the honor, though the magazine refuted his claim. Time eventually named the "Silence Breakers," including the women of the "Me Too" movement, its Person of the Year.