Donald Trump has addressed the idea of Oprah in the White House

Donald Trump has addressed the idea of Oprah in the White House

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he believes he would defeat Oprah Winfrey in a potential 2020 presidential election, but doesn't believe she'll run.

In recent years, Oprah supported Barack Obama when he was seeking to become the first black U.S. president in 2008 and also backed Hillary Clinton in her 2016 campaign against Trump.

Nearly immediately talk of a possible presidential bid erupted on social media, while on Monday the airwaves and TV talk shows were alight with speculation about whether the most powerful African-American woman in the world could consider a presidential run.

Winfrey was raised in poverty by a single mother and went on to host the top-rated talk show "The Oprah Winfrey Show" for 25 years before ending it in 2011. "They just don't understand how many Americans respect and admire Oprah for her intelligence and caring", he wrote.

Her acceptance speech focussed on a hoping to start a "new day" in which women can speak out about sexual harassment without fear. "I got goosebumps", she also told The Times.

Oprah Winfrey, 63 is "actively thinking" about running for U.S. president in 2020.

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King said she doesn't think at this point that Winfrey is "actually considering it".

I'd like to thank the Hollywood Foreign Press Association because we all know that the press is under siege these days, but we also know that it is the insatiable dedication to uncovering the absolute truth that keeps us from turning a blind eye to corruption and to injustice -to tyrants and victims and secrets and lies. Quincy Jones, who saw me on that show and said to Steven Spielberg, "Yes, she is Sofia in 'The Color Purple.'" Gayle, who has been the definition of what a friend is. Whereas many recipients of lifetime achievement awards take time to reflect on their time in the industry, Oprah took a moment to uplift the late civil rights figure Recy Taylor. Winfrey could supplement any campaign with her own wealth. To which Trump replied: "Oprah, I love Oprah".

President Trump's biggest accomplishment may have been to make the political waters safe for celebrities with 100-percent name recognition and zero government experience.

But given her connections, Winfrey might have a fund-raising advantage over her rivals in liberal Hollywood, which is often called an automatic teller machine for Democratic candidates.

This isn't the first time that Weight Watchers has been a beneficiary of Winfrey's clout.

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