The impeachment inquiry launched against President Donald Trump last month has brought the past rushing back for Monica Lewinsky.

"Impeachment is a constitutional crisis, so obviously it's much bigger than me, but am I affected personally? Sure, of course,'' Lewinsky told Savannah Guthrie on TODAY Wednesday.

"People are making comparisons to when Bill Clinton was impeached. I've become a punchline of a joke a little bit more than normal."

The activist and speaker was at the center of the investigation surrounding the 1998 impeachment of President Clinton after she had an affair with him while working as a White House intern.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi initiated the inquiry against Trump on Sept. 24 for allegedly pressuring leaders of Ukraine for help in undermining political rival Joe Biden.

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