Trump 'likes' Oprah, but doubts she'll run for US president

2018-01-09 20:17
Actress and TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey poses with the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 75th Golden Globe Awards on January 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California. (AFP)

Actress and TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey poses with the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 75th Golden Globe Awards on January 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California. (AFP)

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Washington - Donald Trump said Tuesday he liked actress and talk show host Oprah Winfrey, but speculated that she probably would not run against him in the 2020 presidential election.

"I like Oprah," Trump said, adding that he had appeared on her long-running afternoon programme.

"I know her very well," he said, before adding: "I don't think she's going to run."

Winfrey's rousing speech at Sunday's Golden Globes ignited speculation in Hollywood and on America's political left that the billionaire chat show queen is harbouring White House ambitions - buzz that delighted her legions of fans.

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