Trump says he would beat Oprah Winfrey in White House race

Stelter responded to the hilarious video on social media Wednesday, stating, "An accurate headline would say 'CNN Is Reporting On The Possibility Of Oprah 2020'".

Wow, it looks like "a new day is on the horizon!"

There has been a huge clamour for Ms Winfrey to run as a Democrat candidate against Mr Trump for the White House in 2020 following her moving speech at the Golden Globes last weekend.

Winfrey's name came up again at the White House press briefing on January 9, when Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked if she had any campaign advice for the famed talk show host.

REPORTER: Hey, can you beat Oprah by the way?

Meryl Streep has doubled down on her endorsement of a presidential run for Oprah Winfrey, saying the talk show host has "the voice of a leader".

Oprah Winfrey drew a lot of praise and inspiration from numerous people after a lengthy speech during the Golden Globes event this year.

Spielberg, now in the United Kingdom promoting his new movie The Post, added: 'If she declares, I will back her'.

Winfrey addressed the Weinstein sex scandal on her Facebook account late previous year, writing: "I've been processing the accounts of Harvey Weinstein's ugly behavior (sic) and haven't been able to find the words to articulate the magnitude of the situation".

'Oprah. I love Oprah. She wasn't writing this thinking, 'I'm going to launch my presidential campaign, ' which, by the way, she's not even thinking about having a presidential campaign.

LINDA MOTTRAM: Donald Trump there.

Asked if Winfrey had the right set of skills to run the country, Spielberg pointed out: "Does our current president have the skill set to be president?"

The indications are mixed but what happens if she does?

What do you think of Oprah Winfrey's press room speech? He added, "I think she'll learn on the job the same way Bill Clinton learned - a former governor of Arkansas - or Barack Obama, a junior senator, learned on the job". Those individuals note that approval ratings tend to crash immediately once an individual announces their intent to run for office, and point to her lack of legislating experience as a potential liability for her.

Winfrey reflected on watching Sidney Poitier win the award in 1964 as she sat on the floor of her mother's house. "So in a way she's following a very traditional candidate arc".

But it wasn't just what she said, it was how she said it.

Now in terms of policies, there is the difficulty I think because while she is a very unique figure in terms of her charisma, she is a very conventional figure in terms of her policies. While speaking she made all of us feel heard.

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