Brown/Getty Images The talk show host also tweeted a screenshot of the monumental event with the caption: Everybody take a deep breath! #HopeLives! Winfrey was previously vocal in her support for Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton . There really is no choice, people, Winfrey said during an episode of T.D. Jakes self-titled talk show in late October. All the people sitting around, talking about [how] they cant decide, heres what I want to say. PHOTOS: 12 Times Donald Trump Has Body-Shamed Stars Over the Years You dont have to like her, she continued. You dont have to like her. Do you like this country? Do you like this country? You better get out there and vote. Obama, 55, and the real estate mogul, 70, sat down during a White House visit to talk about the countrys upcoming transition on Thursday, and both later reported to the press that the sit-down chat was productive. I have been very encouraged by the interest in President-elect Trump wanting to work with my team around many of the issues that this great country faces, the POTUS said.visit homepage
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Oprah Winfrey attends the world premiere of “BOO! A Madea Halloween” in Los Angeles on Oct. 17, 2016. (John Salangsang / Invision via AP) Tribune news services Contact Reporter As Oprah Winfrey reflected Thursday on this week’s election, she said she was initially in disbelief after learned Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. But the media mogul, who was vocal in her support for Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton , found some comfort in watching President Barack Obama and president-elect Trump meet with each other at the White House on Thursday. In an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Winfrey said “hope is still alive” after Obama said he was encouraged by Trump’s willingness to work with his team during the transition of power. The meeting between Obama and Trump lasted nearly 90 minutes. Winfrey didn’t think Trump being elected was a repudiation of Obama. She credits Trump’s victory to his millions of supporters who felt like their voices had not been heard. “I could sense, maybe I’m wrong, but I could sense from Donald Trump’s body language even when he came out for the acceptance speech, that brotha has been humbled by this whole thing.
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