(Reuters/NAN) – U.S. President Donald Trump mentioned he may beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential race, whereas considered one of Winfrey’s closest buddies mentioned the media mogul and actress was “intrigued” by the opportunity of working however was not contemplating it now.
Speculation a couple of 2020 White House bid by Winfrey blew up on social media and information retailers after her rousing “new day” speech on the Golden Globes awards present on Sunday night time.
The Speech touched on feminine and black empowerment, her roots in poverty and assist of those that converse up about sexual abuse and harassment.
However, some media commentators additionally injected skepticism into the surge of pleasure amongst followers of the previous discuss present star, saying the Democratic Party and the nation may properly reject the notion of one other celeb political novice following Trump’s 2016 election.
Winfrey, lengthy related to Democratic politics and fundraising, has not commented publicly on the hypothesis. Known to hundreds of thousands by her first title, Winfrey, 63, has been a cultural pressure within the nation for many years.
Trump, talking on Tuesday with reporters throughout a White House assembly with lawmakers, mentioned in response to a query,”Yeah I’ll beat Oprah. Oprah can be plenty of enjoyable.
“I know her very well. … I like Oprah. I don’t think she’s going to run,” mentioned the Republican president, 71.
Winfrey confidante Gayle King mentioned earlier on Tuesday there was no change in Winfrey’s previous place – that she isn’t enthusiastic about working for president. (NAN/Reuters)