For the first time, President Donald Trump has been named the most-admired man in America. However, he’ll have to share the honor with the man who has held the top spot for the past 12 years — former President Barack Obama.
Presidents Trump and Obama tied in a Gallup poll that asked American adults to name the man and woman they admire the most in the world. Trump and his predecessor each received 18% of responses in the poll, which was taken from Dec. 2 to 15. The poll, which sampled 1,025 adults in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, had a margin of error of +/- 4 points.
The results were split across party lines, with 41% of Democrats selecting Obama and 45% of Republicans choosing Trump. A slight majority of independents — 12% — said that they admire Obama the most, while 10% said they admire Trump.
Gallup noted that the sitting President has been named as the most admired man in America in 58 of the last 72 polls. The poll noted that Trump is enjoying one of the highest approval ratings in his presidency — with 45%.