When Cooper asked Daniels about her decision to speak out in spite of potential legal ramifications, she cited the need to defend herself.
Although transcripts of the full Stormy Daniels 60 Minutes interview can be viewed here, notable excerpts read as follows:
“This is not a ‘Me Too.’ I was not a victim. I’ve never said I was a victim.”
“He turned around and pulled his pants down a little — you know had underwear on and stuff and I just gave him a couple swats.”
“I’m not okay with being made out to be a liar, or people thinking that I did this for money.”
President Trump has denied all accounts of an affair with Stormy Daniels.