Oprah Winfrey Asks Michiganders If Donald Trump Has Divided Country In ’60 Minutes Debut’

Oprah rules as to whether the country still was as deeply and bitterly divided – no spoiling here. Just last week, she says, five of them got together again to try to understand each other's views on gun control – at a shooting range.” /> On the bright side, she reports some members of her focus group have kept talking since their recorded conversation, online and in person. As the sit-down with Oprah continues, strong words were exchanged on Charlottesville, Russian election tampering, and Obamacare killing.
Winfrey's pre-taped season-debut segment sees her focus-grouping in Michigan, to determine IF the country's "divide was still as deep and bitter" as it had been during last year's presidential election.
That's a good message.' But when he's off teleprompter…it makes me feel sick to my stomach. It’s an embarrassment." "I'm like, 'That's great. That's great. We look like we're a joke to other foreign leaders. "When he's on teleprompter, he’s sane," Jennifer concedes.
She kicks things off asking "How do you think Donald Trump is doing as president of the United States today?" She picked "Tom" to get the ball rolling. And if you guessed Tom responded "I love it. Every day I love him more and more" – congratulations!
President."  Trump presidentially urged team owners to "get that son of a bitch off the field right now" if any more players kneel in protest during pre-game National Anthem singing. Many in The NFL responded Sunday:  "Nuts to you, Mr. Oprah Winfrey's  60 Minutes debut tonight may seem just a wee bit behind the news cycle, what with Donald Trump having gone to war with virtually the entire NFL over the weekend.
"I still don't like his attacks, his twitter attacks on other politicians," Tom acknowledges. And I love what he's doing to this country." "But, at the same time, his actions speak louder than words.
Don't they get cable news in Montecito?
Tim agrees, as does Wesley, and Lauren. Matt, however, is of the Tom camp, saying "We wanted somebody to go in and flip tables."
"Every time he does a rally or a tweet, he's speaking for people that are sitting at home in Iowa or Oklahoma or Montana, that just want to say it that way," Matt explains. We got that." "For years we asked for a president who would just say it the way we do.
Jennifer, on the other hand, pronounces Trump "a horrible president."
Oprah's focus group includes a farmer, a drug counselor, a speech therapist, a former GM factory worker and a sales manager.
Following Sunday's massive National Anthem-kneeling during various games – heck, even Trump's BFF Tom Brady locked arms with teammates in solidarity during anthem singing – Oprah's 60 Minutes unveiling aired.
The Real Housewives reference intrigues Oprah, who asks Matt to describe the table.