Trump's Favorite Poll Predicts Oprah Would Destroy Him In 2020 Presidential Election

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President Donald Trump (C) presides over a meeting about immigration with Republican and Democrat members of Congress, including Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin (D-IL) (L) and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) in the Cabinet Room at the White House January 9, 2018 in Washington, DC. Getty Images/ Chip Somodevilla

Television icon Oprah Winfrey would trounce President Donald Trump by 10 points in a hypothetical 2020 election run, according to the pollster that often finds higher approval ratings for the Republican incumbent than other national surveys.

Winfrey would earn 48 percent of the vote compared to 38 percent for the billionaire Trump if the all-TV matchup occurred a little less than three years from now, according to the Rasmussen Reports poll released Wednesday. Roughly 14 percent of respondents were unsure.

The results come from a sample of 1,000 likely U.S. voters between Monday and Tuesday, the days after Winfrey stirred heavy speculation about a possible run with a powerful speech at Sunday's Golden Globes awards ceremony.

Winfrey fared well in one key demographic—52 percent of women backed Winfrey compared to 34 percent for Trump—and registered 56 percent in "very favorable" and "somewhat favorable" categories.

But the movie and TV mogul was surprisingly weak with minority voters: Only 55 percent of African-Americans favored Winfrey over Trump, who won the 2016 election with single-digit support from blacks.

The results were also staunchly partisan. Sixty-six percent of Republicans chose Trump and 22 percent of GOP members picked Winfrey with 12 percent undecided. Conversely, 76 percent of Democrats went for Winfrey and 12 percent for Trump with another 12 percent unsure.

However, independents were strongly in Winfrey's camp. She drew 44 percent from those identified as "other" under political party affiliation while Trump garnered 38 percent.

Rasmussen Reports has routinely found much stronger approval rating figures for Trump than most any other national poll and correctly predicted he would defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016. On Wednesday, the pollster found Trump had a 44 percent approval rating with 55 percent disapproving.

Other national polls have Trump's rating lower, though he has experienced a significant rise in the last two months, with several indicating a rating of 41 percent or higher.

Trump has even praised Rasmussen in his tweets.

"Great news! #MAGA," the president tweeted in June after Rasmussen found a 50 percent job approval rating.

The poll results followed Trump claiming Tuesday that it would be "fun" to run against Winfrey, though he added that he did not think she would actually commit to a race for the White House.

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