FLASHBACK: Bill Clinton said 'I did not have sexual relations with that woman' 20 years ago today
Then-President Bill Clinton responds publicly for the first time to reports of his affair with Monica Lewinsky. Image via screengrab.

On January 26, 1998, President Bill Clinton uttered the eleven-word lie that set him up for his impeachment trial.


"I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewisnky," Clinton told the press from a White House podium amid allegations, originally published in the Drudge Report, of his affair with then-intern Monica Lewinsky.

The rest, as they say, is history.

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