While Oprah Winfrey has yet to respond to President Donald Trump’s tweet about her “60 Minutes” special, Rep. Maxine Waters made time to take up for the mogul.
On Twitter Tuesday, Feb. 20, the woman who is lovingly known as Auntie Maxine, said, “What? Oprah insecure? I don’t think so. As a matter of fact, Oprah is richer than you are. Deal with that. Not true? Show your tax returns!”
However, while Forbes reported Winfrey does have a $2.8 billion net worth, President Trump’s is $3.1 billion. So while Waters may not have gotten that part right, the former reality TV show host still has yet to release his 2017 tax returns to prove it.
Trump tweeted Sunday night after watching Winfrey’s followup with partisan Michigan voters that she was “very insecure” and that her questions were “biased and slanted, the facts incorrect.” He also hoped that she would run for the presidency in 2020 so that “she can be exposed and defeated just like all of the others!”
Regardless, Waters had a good bit of support for her tweet.
I agree but he should be the LAST person to call anyone insecure. Oprah isn’t paying him any attention she left Pre School a long time ago.
— amour (@amourwest) February 20, 2018
And entirely self made – unlike Trump
— Kelly S. Bishop (@KellySBishop) February 20, 2018
He needs to worry about HIS toupee flying off from a strong gust of wind pic.twitter.com/dQTmd0DuFk
— With Your Lavender (@mattswaggster) February 20, 2018