We should take Oprah seriously as a candidate

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Asked about all the presidential speculation suddenly swirling around Winfrey, the typically pugilistic Trump steered clear of nasty nicknames and colourful insults while sizing up such a potential celebrity showdown.

US President Donald Trump has reacted on the latest buzz about American talk show host Oprah Winfrey's possible run for the presidency in 2020. "I have no qualifications to run, '" she explained, adding: "I'm feeling pretty qualified". If she declares, I will back her.

Since then, her tweets about weight loss on the program have kept the shares up, which nearly quadrupled previous year.

The prospect of a Winfrey candidacy was met with enthusiasm among a number of Democrats, who see her as an inspirational response to the Trump presidency.

"She loves this country and would like to be of service in some way", King said. Although nothing has been officially confirmed on Winfrey's side, only time will tell if she indeed has any political intentions.

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Stelter admitted that, immediately after Winfrey's speech, he was on the phone with her closest friends and business associates to investigate if the speech was the beginning of a 2020 campaign.

He said Winfrey's huge public profile would be of a benefit to her.

Ivanka Trump has been trolled online for Tweeting her support of Oprah Winfrey's Golden Globes speech. I mean, she is popular, she is brilliant, she is a wonderful woman.

What she was trying to do in her speech was remind people of the need to stamp out sexual harassment, even assault, by those in power in politics, her industry and elsewhere.

Winfrey, who is a strong supporter of LGBT rights, campaigned for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, and endorsed Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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"It's something that she would really search within herself about what she can and wants to do".

One sign that Oprah is throwing her hat in the ring will be if she starts wearing red ball caps inscribed "Make America Book Reading Great Again". The teary eyes, the smiles that said everything you needed to say without uttering a word.

The new day is on the horizon and when that new day finally dawns. I do think that.

"I do think this though guys, I do think she's intrigued by the idea, I do think that", King continued. "And I will tell you, I went to the Wharton School of Finance, and I will say I am sitting next to it".

"It was the right person giving the right speech at the right time", King said.

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