New poll says Oprah would beat Trump in presidential election

Winfrey, long associated with Democratic politics and fund-raising, has not commented publicly on the speculation.

Winfrey endorsed Democratic Senator Barack Obama of IL when he first ran successfully for the U.S. presidency in 2008, and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in her losing 2016 campaign against Trump.

REPORTER: Hey, can you beat Oprah by the way?

"I'm not going to focus on anyone's campaign other than President Trump's re-election", she said at the daily briefing.

However, she added: "I also know that after years of watching the Oprah show, you always have the right to change your mind ..."

In a post-Trump's election world, where literally anyone or any inanimate object would be better than the current president, people have turned to a wide range of individuals to beg them for salvation.

Oprah explained that she had seen the Sidney Poitier win a Golden Globe and how it had impacted her life.

'Oprah. I love Oprah.

LINDA MOTTRAM: Donald Trump there.

The indications are mixed but what happens if she does?

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"Remember this @Oprah", Broaddrick tweeted.

"I think Oprah Winfrey would make an absolutely brilliant president" Oscar-winning director Steven Speilberg said while speaking with The Guardian newspaper on Thursday. I think of myself as pretty hard-bitten and jaded, but I found it inspirational - even thrilling.

Asked what advice she would give a political outsider looking to run for president, press secretary Sarah Sanders declined to engage.

Nothing against Ms. Winfrey; she's an exceedingly admirable figure.

And the most important question of all: Could she actually be a good president? "She's somebody that's very special".

She is just unbelievable charismatic.

While the president has nothing but nice things to say about the media mogul, she hasn't been quite as kind in return. The left is responding to the idea of her running like they did when Barack Obama ran. "I thought that they would be talking about it because it was powerful".

LINDA MOTTRAM: And there's nothing quite like the scrutiny that is applied to presidential candidates.

In her speech, Winfrey used the power of her voice to showcase an issue that, while having little exposure in news, has, and continues to, infect our society.

For starters, many were sporting black to empower and show support for women's voices in the #MeToo and #TimesUp campaigns, so there was already a different energy about this particular ceremony.

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