Stormy Daniels praises Meghan McCain for going off-script in interview
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Stormy Daniels is praising “The View” co-host Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainDelaney: Trump's remarks on accepting intel from foreign entity show he's not 'one-quarter of the man' McCain was Delaney: Trump's remarks on accepting intel from foreign entity show he's not 'one-quarter of the man' McCain was Meghan McCain: 'I feel slighted as a conservative' by Biden flip-flop on Hyde Amendment MORE to the New York Times Magazine for going off-script in a 2018 interview with her.

During Daniels's April 2018 appearance on the show, in which she displayed a hand-drawn sketch she said depicted a man who threatened her on behalf of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Trump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Ocasio-Cortez claps back at Trump after he cites her in tweet rejecting impeachment MORE, McCain pressed the adult film star on the motivations behind her media appearances, saying they “seem[ed] like a publicity stunt on some level” and that “I’m sure you’re making a lot of money.”

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Daniels said producers had told McCain not to pursue this line of questioning but that she herself considered them “perfectly valid” and that they “allowed me the opportunity to answer, and she listened — open-minded, openhearted — and really understood what I was saying.”

“She probably earned more respect from me than any other person that interviewed me,” Daniels told the Times Magazine.

McCain responded to the quotes on Twitter Wednesday, tweeting “Thank you for the kind words about me in New York Times Magazine @StormyDaniels - very kind of you.”