"I feel a tremendous rush of pride because this is a woman who is more than qualified to be president. Isn't it interesting how a barrier seems insurmountable - until it comes down? I hope girls across the country are thinking, 'That could be me'. And like I said after the first woman got a Best Director Academy Award, it's about time!" Barbra Streisand is thrilled her friend Hillary Clinton has been nominated as the Democratic Party's choice to run for U.S. President in November (16), when she'll take on Donald Trump at the polls.