"So I want all the girls watching here and now to know that a new day - is - on - the - horizon", she said, slowing down her delivery for the last four words, her voice rising, her fist punching the air just the way politicians always do.
In a veiled attack on Trump, she raised the issue of press freedom, saying the press is under "siege" these days.
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Trump said , according to several media outlets, including The Washington Post , which first reported the comment. In tweets posted Friday, the president said he used "tough" words but denied the widely reported comments.
Winfrey's best friend, "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King, also offered her opinion on the matter.
When Oprah Winfrey delivered that line at the climax of her thunderous Golden Globes speech, my reaction was the same as everyone else's: Is it my imagination, or does that sound like a well-crafted slogan for a presidential campaign?
Otherwise, as Winfrey herself might say, we might end up with a 2020 race that makes the 2016 Republican primaries look dignified by comparison: "You get a run at the White House!"
The notion of Oprah Winfrey running for president is the sort of thing that dramatically shakes up the American political world and stirs a reaction in just about everybody.
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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.
The president added that he appeared on one of the media mogul's final shows and knows her "very well". Known to millions by her first name, Winfrey, 63, has been a cultural force in the country for decades. "And we've seen this before in our history - where people who have tried to pop in that are not in politics and have had a hard time adjusting". People said 'oh yeah, she wrote that speech as a launching pad for what she wants to do.' That's absolutely not true.
King addressed Graham's comments and said that he had misinterpreted the reporter's question.
"She's popular, she's brilliant, she's a wonderful woman", he said at the time. "It's up to the people". In a 1999 interview, he praised her as a strong choice for vice president. - I thought it sounded nearly like a campaign speech. "I do think this though, guys".
King, who attended the awards ceremony alongside Winfrey and Graham, said being in the room was 'electrifying'. "At the same time, politics is ridiculous right now".
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