Trump on Oprah: 'I don't think she's going to run'

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President Donald Trump weighed in on speculation that Oprah Winfrey is considering a 2020 presidential run, telling reporters that he thinks he would beat her.

After slamming NBC News for its deleted "OUR future president" tweet about Oprah, and using it to take more shots at the network, Hannity then derided "private jet liberals" over their "newfound political affection for Oprah". "They just don't understand how many Americans respect and admire Oprah for her intelligence and caring", he wrote.

After accepting the Cecil B DeMille award on Sunday night, Winfrey told the story of a black woman, Recy Taylor, who was raped by six white men in Alabama in 1944.

King said Winfrey "loves this country" and hopes to be "of service in some way", without holding the highest office in America.

"I thought" "I don't know how I can".

Maria Shriver, the former wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger, said she was "proud" of Winfrey, adding: "A new day is on the horizon".

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Hollywood's loathing of Trump and Democrats' bafflement that a crass-talking reality star with no previous government experience could win the presidency have fuelled talk of, well, why not another television star, only one with the "right" politics? "I wanted this to be a meaningful moment".

"For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak the truth to the power of those men", she said to a standing ovation.

Even she is facing criticism, however, from those who haven't paid any attention to her history of speaking out about abuse or who have failed to learn the lesson we've all been hearing.

"Yeah, I'll beat Oprah", Mr Trump said.

Amid growing speculation over Oprah's potential political ambitions, Mr Trump's daughter and economic adviser Ivanka tweeted her support for her "empowering and inspiring" speech. 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. Winfrey made her first campaign appearances on Obama's behalf in December of that year, and it is logical to assume that her support won him votes in the primaries, though it is not possible to know how many.

Trump, a billionaire TV star whose ascent to the presidency was fueled by name recognition, sheer wattage and personality, has long praised Winfrey, who shares numerous same qualities.

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