Donald Trump holds a copy of Time magazine in January 2016 in Winterset, Iowa. His golf clubs have displayed fake Time covers featuring Trump. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images The Two-Way Trump Says He Passed On Being 'Person Of The Year.' 'Time' Says He's 'Incorrect' November 25, 2017 The president went on Twitter to say Time magazine "probably" was going to name him Person of the Year but he would have had to do a photo shoot and interview. Time said that's not the case.