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'I'll beat Oprah' says Donald Trump on 2020 election. Can he?

'I'll beat Oprah' says Donald Trump on 2020 election. Can he?

That speech sparked a resurgence of interest in long-standing speculation that she might run for president in 2020, with big-name stars throwing their support behind her.

Winfrey made history as the first African American women to win the Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement at this year's Golden Globes. Absolutely. But in terms of where she stands on a number of positions, I would find a lot of problems with that. It's up to the people.

"She loves this country and would like to be of service in some way, but I don't think she's actively considering it at this time", King said, noting that she spoke to Winfrey at length the night before.

King, however, suggested Winfrey was nowhere near that.

It is believed to be the first test of her popularity against that of Mr Trump. I think of myself as pretty hard-bitten and jaded, but I found it inspirational - even thrilling. Women wore black. The normally-red carpet was black.

"It's something that she would really search within herself about what she can and wants to do".

"I like Oprah, I don't think she's going to run", he said.

During the same interview, Winfrey insisted she would never consider a bid for public office.

Read King's full comments below.

Taken from 2000's The America We Deserve, he said that Oprah would make an excellent vice president. That's how he interpreted the question, because this is the thing. Why do people say that? Just ask Donna Brazile, James Carville, David Axelrod and Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

"So I want all the girls watching here now to know that a new day is on the horizon".

Trump calls Haiti, El Salvador, African nations 'shithole countries' in immigration discussion
And it's not like during the campaign you didn't tell a group of Haitian-Americans, " I really want to be your biggest champion ". In a series of tweets Friday , Trump said he used "tough" language but that he "never said anything derogatory" about Haitians .

O'DONNELL: "Is she considering it?"

According to poll, 55% of all voters view Winfrey favorably, including 27% who view the media mogul very favorably and those stats are on par with 2011 polling results when she announced she was ending her syndicated talk show after 25 years.

However, the TV talk show host maybe accused of using the "Me Too" movement for her own political gains and might face questions over her friendship with Hollywood's now infamous sexual predator. I don't think at this point she is actually considering it. I will quit my job and campaign for her.

KING: "It's not a change from her, Jeff".

A string of statements since Oprah's speech has fuelled rumours. She knew how she wanted to start.

Twelve percent of voters from both major parties were undecided about which candidate they would vote for, and 19 percent of independents said the same. Those were all her words. "Oprah has not spoken to Harvey Weinstein directly", her spokesperson told TMZ several months ago. Being in that room I will say this: Being in that room was electrifying.

Did you hear the news that Oprah - the Oprah - might run for president?

KING (looking at newspaper headline): "I don't know, Jeff".

The incident was eventually reported to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, who gave the case to Rosa Parks, the activist and civil rights icon best known for refusing to give up her seat on a segregated bus in 1955.

"And he said, "Absolutely, she would". She worked on it, she rehearsed it, she practiced it.


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