If Oprah Winfrey runs for president, she’ll have a fan at Metropolis Corridor.
“Oprah for president,” Metropolis Council Speaker Corey Johnson stated Monday on the Brian Lehrer present. “Oprah for president. And also you get a automotive, and also you get a automotive, and also you get Oprah for president.”
Rumors started to swirl a couple of potential 2020 bid after Oprah delivered an impassioned speech Sunday evening on the Golden Globes on gender, race and alternative in America.
The radio host talked about the speech in asking Johnson about range on the Council, which now has solely 11 girls amongst its 51 members.
“It’s embarrassing and shameful that there are solely 11 girls within the New York Metropolis Council,” Johnson stated, pledging to assist a marketing campaign to get 21 girls elected to the physique in 2021.