But right now, Trump is ranked lower in the reckoning of political scientists than James Buchanan, the president who saw the United States descend into civil war, scandal-ridden presidents like Warren Harding and Andrew Johnson, and William Henry Harrison, who only managed to serve for 31 days before dying of pneumonia.
Abraham Lincoln topped the list with an average score of 95.03, followed by George Washington with 92.59. Beyond his reputation or ranking, Donald Trump's very presidency may alter perceptions of presidential legacies as his unique approach to the office continues to surprise.
Each member was asked to rank the current and past presidents from zero (worst) to 100 (best).
Nixon quit under pressure from the Watergate scandal.
"Donald Trump is by far the most polarizing of the ranked presidents", poll authors Brandon Rottinghaus and Justin Vaughn wrote. Andrew Jackson fell from 9th place to 15th.
Trump doesn't get much of a lift from Republican-only vote: Even in their eyes, he's a bottom-five president. Trump is without a doubt one of the most, if not the most, morally bankrupt person to ever order a Diet Coke in the Oval Office.
As for whose face should next grace Mount Rushmore, Franklin Roosevelt was chosen by a wide margin with 108 votes.
Just over 57 percent of those polled identified as Democrats, while 13 percent were Republican and 27 percent, Independents. They placed Obama at No. 16.
Rescuers reach remote location of airliner crash in Iran
The Iranian Red Crescent deployed a search and rescue team to the site near the city of Semirom in Isfahan province. Lifting sanctions on aviation purchases was a key clause in the nuclear deal Iran signed with world powers in 2015.
F1 sees distinguished manufacturers make a welcome return
It would also be nice to see a more competitive side to the sport, which usually sees one side dominate the entire season. The team is looking at Charles Leclerc from Ferrari, Marcus Ericsson or Antonio Giovinazzi who is a reserve for Ferrari.
Samsung shares hurt by negative Morgan Stanley forecast
The company will be starting construction soon on a special EUV facility as part of their Hwaseong complex in South Korea. The Note 8 has seen an incredible return to form for the company and saw over 4 million devices sold around the world.