President Trump says he would beat Oprah in 2020

Lester Mason
January 13, 2018

Donald Trump claims he could beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential election.

Most women - 52 percent - would prefer the TV host as head of the White House.

Oprah Winfrey drew a lot of praise and inspiration from numerous people after a lengthy speech during the Golden Globes event this year. "I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon!" And now Juanita Broaddrick, who said former President Bill Clinton raped her in 1978, has come forward to voice her concern over Winfrey's speech.

Naturally, Twitter had quite a bit to say about Trump's confident stance.

Media icon Oprah Winfrey would soundly defeat President Donald Trump if the 2020 presidential election were held today, according to a new survey released Wednesday from Rasmussen Reports. Speaking to the eager and excited press after she walked off the main stage and into the room of reporters waiting with questions, the 63-year-old icon had a few more words of wisdom to share.

Not surprisingly, Winfrey has the backing of 76% of Democrats, 22% of Republicans and 44% of voters not affiliated with either major political party.

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President Trump says he would beat Oprah in 2020

But the majority of those polled said they had no interest in seeing Winfrey, the founder of OWN and star of the upcoming film, "A Wrinkle in Time", trade the media world for the political ring. "I thought that they would be talking about it because it was powerful".

Read the transcript of her speech and watch footage of it below. "And now I'm thinking, 'Oh!"

JEREMY YOUNG: I think that certainly some Democrats would be very happy to see an African American woman as the standard bearer and I would count myself as one of those. 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.

However, if Winfrey does decide to run for president, she already has a wealth of people willing to help her with her campaign. I did one of her last shows. She said: "As a movement it is pretty interesting to be involved because there isn't a leadership hierarchy, we don't know who the top dog is".

"Have you ever thought given the popularity you have - we haven't broken the glass ceiling yet for women - that you could actually run for president and be elected?"


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