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DNC Chair Welcomes Oprah 2020

"If Oprah wants to run we would welcome her," Tom Perez said, about the possibility of Oprah Winfrey running for president in 2020.

By NTK Staff | 01.16.2018 @12:46pm

Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Tom Perez said that he would welcome Oprah Winfrey to run the Democratic Party’s nomination for president in 2020, during an interview with Politico that was released on Tuesday.

Politico’s Edward-Isaac Dovere asked Perez if he would like Oprah to run for the Democratic nomination for president in 2020.

“If Oprah wants to run we would welcome her,” Perez told Dovere. “That’s going to be a choice for everyone to make and if, Oprah runs she would be able to say that unlike Donald Trump who was born on third base and thought he hit a triple. She earned her way around the base paths.”

Oprah has generated considerable 2020 presidential buzz following her speech at the Golden Globe Awards, and recent polling has Oprah outperforming other Democratic candidates against President Trump in hypothetical 2020 matchups.

Perez also told Dovere that he fully expects to see a double-digit field of candidates running for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 2020, and that those candidates will come from various fields of work.

“I think the candidate that can really speak with that authenticity and really talk about bring us together because when we put hope on the ballot we’re at our best,” Perez explained.

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