Donald Trump: ‘I’ll Beat Oprah’ If She Runs for President

Collage of President Donald Trump and Oprah Winfrey

President Donald Trump said he could beat Oprah Winfrey if she ran for president.

“Yeah, I’ll beat Oprah. Oprah would be a lot of fun. I know her very well,” Trump said, commenting that he did an interview with her. “I like Oprah. I don’t think she’s going to run.”

Winfrey’s political star is rising after she delivered a widely watched speech in support of the #MeToo movement and equality for women at the Golden Globes. Her speech drew praise from the president’s daughter, Ivanka Trump:

Donald Trump’s interview with Oprah took place in 1988.

In 1999, Trump said he wanted Oprah to run on his ticket as vice president.


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