Oprah Shocks Georgians While Canvasing for Stacey Abrams


Oprah Winfrey has quashed rumours that she will make a bid for the USA presidency by telling voters at a rally in Georgia, "I don't want to run".

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey campaigned for Abrams this week on Thursday by knocking on doors with the potential governor and giving a speech - and she she was accused of some serious race-baiting because of it. I am shocked!" Then Oprah got down to business, telling her "So I'm canvassing for Stacey Abrams. Winfrey headlined two rallies last week for Kemp's opponent, Stacey Abrams.

Kemp - who, as Georgia secretary of state, is also in charge of elections and voter registration - faced backlash after it was reported his office had put more than 53,000 voter applications on hold, almost 70% of which are from African-Americans, because they failed to clear the state's controversial "exact match" standard.

"These automated calls are being sent into homes just days before President Trump arrives, reminding voters exactly who is promoting a political climate that celebrates this kind of vile, poisonous thinking", said Abrams spokeswoman Abigail Collazo.

"I have this to say to you, black people with ancestors who never had the chance", Oprah said at the event. Kemp has embraced Trump and echoed the president's hard-line policies on immigration, and he's focused much of his campaigning in the state's more conservative pockets beyond metro Atlanta.

Winfrey shot down reports that she is planning to run for president.

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She went door-to-door asking Abrams' supporters to vote early and volunteer for the campaign.

"Stacey Abrams is being bankrolled by Hollywood liberals", Pence said, after drawing boos when he mentioned that "Oprah is in town" and noted that actor Will Ferrell was recently in the state for Democrats.

Abrams is seeking to become America's first black female governor. "That state will be in big, big trouble very quickly, and the people of Georgia don't want that". "I don't want to go in those waters". For example, Brian Kemp canceled a debate between himself and Stacey Abrams just a week ago.

After her speech she noted both women were "just two women from MS".

A pro-Kemp ad funded by the Georgia Republican Party accuses Abrams of trying to allow illegal immigrants to vote.

"She is not qualified to be the governor of Georgia, not qualified", Trump said.