"I think one of the arguments for Oprah is 45", Pelosi said, referring to Trump in shorthand for the 45th president.
"I said a year ago she is the only person who could beat Donald Trump and match him star power for star power", she answered.
"I also know, after years of watching the Oprah show, you always have the right to change your mind, I don't think at this point she's actually considering it." she said.Winfrey, presiding regally over the evening from the front row where she was acknowledged again and again by awed actors as they accepted their awards, just laughed heartily.
In January 2017, late night host Stephen Colbert asked Winfrey whether her friend, former first lady Michelle Obama, would run for political office.More news: Face of the Red Fort terror attack suspect caught after 17 years
Winfrey, in September and October, publicly dismissed the notion of seeking the nation's highest office, though she noted that Trump's victory made her rethink the requirements of the office.
On that, King said Graham thought the reporter was asking if she would be a good president, not if she would run for president - though that doesn't fully explain why he would respond she would absolutely "do it". And in a November 2006 WNBC/Marist poll, a slim majority of voters, 30%, said they wanted Barack Obama to run for president in 2008.
Alex Jones, the nutritional supplement salesman who leads the Infowars outlet, and Gavin McInnes, who hosts a show on CRTV and leads the freaky "Proud Boys" club, reacted to media speculation about whether Oprah Winfrey would run for president by claiming that Winfrey is a lesbian who helped, and sometimes participated in, Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual assaults on women.
"If she decides to run, she certainly would be the top contender, no doubt about it", said Democratic strategist Joe Trippi, campaign manager of Howard Dean's presidential campaign in 2004.
Jones predicted that Winfrey would "never be elected president because the skeletons in her closet".More news: Here's How Hoda Kotb's 'Today' Show Salary Compares to Matt Lauer's
Beyond her rise from poverty, Winfrey's success as a multidimensional media figure has come from promoting ways for women to assert themselves, typically outside the political arena.
Cutter said it's tough to say how Winfrey would fare against other candidates, since the field is wide open. It was very nice...
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However, Oprah herself has said that she is not interested in running for the seat.
"She's popular, she's brilliant, she's a wonderful woman", he said at the time.More news: Scientific study suggests ibuprofen linked to male infertility
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