Despite the results, 40 percent of Democrats and 77 percent of Republicans would be against her running at all.More news: RDL Financial Inc. Decreases Holdings in Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM)
Say what you will about Donald Trump, but at least voters elected him for his positions, not his cuddly likability. "I don't... I don't", the 63-year-old billionaire said when she was told that "Oprah 2020" and "Oprah For President" were trending on Twitter.
Speculation about Winfrey running for White House has been around for some months now.
Trump did not fail to offer praise to a possible political rival. "I'm sure if she decides to run, which I think the president states he doesn't feel she will, I'm sure she'll have help with that". "Is she a successful individual?"More news: Vikings activate Sam Bradford to 53-man roster
When asked by The Guardian newspaper if he believed Oprah had the qualifications necessary to become president, Steven said: "Does our current president?"
King described being in the room as "electrifying" and said producers wanted her to originally keep it to three minutes. She also added: "She loves this country and would like to be in service in some way, but I don't think she is actively considering it".
He continued: "I think we need a mindful, empathetic human being in the White House who understands people and puts people ahead of their own ideas of power and self-aggrandisement, and I think Oprah has already proved her capacity for selflessness".
During her speech, Winfrey recalled watching Sidney Poitier win at the Golden Globes for 1964's Lilies of the Field and how it was the first time she saw a black man celebrated on television. "I mean, I have a lot of things going, she's got a lot of things going". But the fervor for an Oprah presidential run surpasses all reason. "At the same time, politics is ridiculous right now". "I do think this, though".More news: Watsco Inc (NYSE:WSO) Shares Bought by Stifel Financial Corp