NEW YORK (AP) — President Trump reached 11.7 million viewers for his “60 Minutes” interview on Sunday — or just over half the audience that Stormy Daniels had on the CBS newsmagazine last spring.
Daniels, the porn star who alleged an affair with Trump before he became president, drew 22.1 million for her interview last March. The president called Daniels “Horseface” on Twitter Tuesday in reaction to a judge’s ruling dismissing her defamation lawsuit.
Trump’s interview with Lesley Stahl is part of a new talkative phase for the president before the midterm election.
The president did earn bragging rights against another nemesis. “Saturday Night Live,” which featured actor Alec Baldwin giving his first Trump impersonation of the fall, was seen by 6.2 million. And Baldwin’s new ABC talk show drew dismal ratings.
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