If Oprah Runs For President, CBS News Faces Potential Conflict


Mr Trump, 71, speaking to reporters during a White House meeting with lawmakers, said in response to a question: "Yeah, I will beat Oprah". There are also those who think that Oprah should vie for a seat in the White House any time soon to build up her political resumé.

Oprah Winfrey drew a lot of praise and inspiration from numerous people after a lengthy speech during the Golden Globes event this year. "I think everyone who covers campaigns for a living is in a little bit of sort of an uneasy territory in that you're not sure if Trump is the new normal in terms of, 'That's the profile of a person that wins, '" Cillizza said.

JEREMY YOUNG: Well, thank you for having me on and I think that Oprah Winfrey is a figure who really has been, is not only poised to run for President now but has been poised to run for President for a very long time and no-one has really realised it.

Twitter stuck it claws into the hide of first daughter Ivanka Trump, and snatched her to the ground, when she tried to show support for Oprah Winfrey following the multimedia mogul's unforgettable speech at the Golden Globe Awards.

On Sunday, Winfrey was awarded [VIDEO]with the Cecil B. DeMille award, recognizing her accolades of excellence in the TV and entertainment business.

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'".

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It comes after Winfrey's longterm partner Stedman Graham revealed that she would "absolutely" run for president.

"That's what I thought", she replied. "She's not thinking that, 'Oh, since I did this speech, I qualify to be president or I even want to be president'".

"No, I like Oprah, I don't think she's gonna run". And she had Donald Trump and my family, it was very nice. You know, I did one of her last shows. She touched on the #MeToo movement, talking about the "women whose names we'll never know... the domestic workers and farm workers working in factories and restaurants".

During our phone call a few hours later she asked me if I had watched it yet.

Winfrey, Cillizza pointed out, represents the "new and unique", and her cultural influence justifies the "massive amount of attention" she's received in the wake of the Golden Globes.

After the event, throngs of admirers started encouraging the founder of OWN television station to run for president in 2020.