10 things you need to know today: March 26, 2018

Stormy Daniels tells 60 Minutes Trump "knows I'm telling the truth," Trump drops two new lawyers from his Russia legal team, and more

Stormy Daniels' lawyer claims the adult film star was threatened with 'physical harm' in relation to her allegations that she had an affair with Trump.
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1. Stormy Daniels details alleged affair with Trump on 60 Minutes

Adult film star Stormy Daniels said in a 60 Minutes interview aired Sunday that she had unprotected sex with Donald Trump once in 2006. Daniels told Anderson Cooper that she went to Trump's hotel suite after meeting him at a celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe. She added that Trump told her he could get her a spot as a contestant on his reality TV show, The Apprentice, although he later told her he couldn't. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, told her story in 2011 to a sister publication of In Touch magazine, which eventually spiked the article. She said a man later approached her in a Las Vegas parking lot and told her to "forget the story," adding "it would be a shame if something happened" to her. Trump "knows I'm telling the truth," Daniels said. Trump denies he had an affair with Daniels.

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Harold Maass is a contributing editor at The Week. He has been writing for The Week since the 2001 debut of the U.S. print edition and served as editor of TheWeek.com when it launched in 2008. Harold started his career as a newspaper reporter in South Florida and Haiti. He has previously worked for a variety of news outlets, including The Miami Herald, ABC News and Fox News, and for several years wrote a daily roundup of financial news for The Week and Yahoo Finance.