President Trump attacked Oprah Winfrey after she appeared on 60 Minutes with part of a pre-determined "roundtable" that had ridiculous anti-Trump themes, including questioning Trump's fitness for office.
From The Daily Caller:
President Trump slammed Oprah Winfrey on Sunday as “very insecure” after she held a voter roundtable on “60 Minutes” that touched on topics including his fitness for office.
“Just watched a very insecure Oprah Winfrey, who at one point I knew very well, interview a panel of people on 60 Minutes. The questions were biased and slanted, the facts incorrect. Hope Oprah runs so she can be exposed and defeated just like all of the others!” Trump wrote on Twitter.
Oprah raised a number of sensitive topics for the president during the roundtable with 14 Michigan voters, which was a follow-up to a similar roundtable held last fall.
The talk show host brought up the sexual harassment allegations against the president, as well as questions about his fitness for office and the “shithole” comment he reportedly made about African countries.
“There have been some members of Congress, including Republicans, questioning his stability and fitness for office. What do you think of that, and do you believe he has the temperament to be president?” Oprah asked.
She also brought up the infamous “Access Hollywood” tape that emerged during the 2016 campaign, revealing Trump making lewd comments about his behavior towards women.
“One person who hasn’t been touched by the [#MeToo] movement is the president himself. During the campaign, we are all aware that some 20 women accused him of inappropriate sexual behavior. There was the Access Hollywood tape of course. What do you all think about that?” she asked.
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During an interview with "60 Minutes Overtime", she told correspondent Ann Silvio a lot of wealthy men are calling her and offering to raise $1 billion to go towards her campaign.
From Washington Post: Preliminary polling showed that there was high interest among women in an Oprah Winfrey presidential candidacy in 2020. According to a Quinnipiac poll in January, women would back the former talk-show host 58 percent to 33 percent against President Trump. Men were evenly divided, with 45 percent supporting each.
But Winfrey shared that some influential men have encouraged her to consider a run for the White House.
“I had a lot of wealthy men calling, telling me that they would run my campaign and raise $1 billion for me. I think that when you have that many people whose opinions you value coming at you, it's worthy of thinking about,” she told "60 Minutes Overtime” correspondent Ann Silvio.
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Oprah Winfrey has just made it official. She will not be running for President. Possibly due to fear of losing to President Trump.
ABC Reported: After her impassioned speech at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards, fans were calling for Oprah Winfrey to run for President in 2020 and the idea spread quickly.
But, the media mogul put those notions to bed in a new interview with InStyle.
"I’ve always felt very secure and confident with myself in knowing what I could do and what I could not," she told the magazine in its March cover story. "And so it’s not something that interests me. I don’t have the DNA for it.”
This isn't the first time Winfrey, 63, has shut down rumors of a run for the highest political office in America.
"There will be no running for office of any kind for me," she told CBS last year.
Earlier this month, Winfrey became the first black woman to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Globes and she used that platform to encourage more young women and men to speak up about harassment, abuse and equality.
"I want all the girls watching here and now to know that a new day is on the horizon," she said.
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