Chelsea Clinton responds to GOP congressman's Christmas Eve sneer

Chelsea Clinton on Thursday responded to a Republican congressman who on Christmas Eve tweeted out old footage of her mother Hillary Clinton nearly getting struck in the head by a falling television light.

"Remember the reason for the season!" Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona tweeted along with the four-second clip in which Clinton shouts "Jesus, Mary and Joseph!" before her husband, then-presidential candidate Bill Clinton, pulls her to safety.

The scare happened while the pair were doing an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" in 1992.

Chelsea Clinton waited until the day after Christmas to respond, and noted she'd spent Tuesday in a more traditional Christmas way than Gosar.

"At 11 am Christmas Eve, we were making cookies for Santa. Thank you Congressman @Rep Gosar for reminding me of my dad's quick reflexes!" she tweeted.

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UNITED STATES - JANUARY 30: Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., is seen in the Capitol's Statuary Hall before President Donald Trump's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House chamber on January 30, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Representative Paul Gosar, a Republican from Arizona, speaks during a 'Road To Victory' bus tour stop with Kelli Ward, Republican U.S. Senate candidate from Arizona, not pictured, at the Gunsite Academy in Paulden, Arizona, U.S., on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. Former State Senator Ward is facing Arizona Representative Martha McSally and former sheriff Joe Arpaio in the Republican Senate primary on August 28. Photographer: Caitlin O'Hara/Bloomberg via Getty Images
UNITED STATES - MAY 8: Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., arrives for the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on 'Benghazi: Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage' on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MAY 14: Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., speaks during a news conference at the House Triangle on immigration reform on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 . (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 29: Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., speaks at a news conference at the house triangle with other members of the House Natural Resources Committee on energy provisions in the House Republican budget. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 03: Paul Gosar (Photo By Douglas Graham/Roll Call/Getty Images)

Gosar is best known for winning re-election in 2018 despite six of his siblings endorsing his Democratic challenger in a campaign ad.

"He's not listening to you. He doesn't have your interests at heart," brother Tim Gosar said in the advertisement.

Gosar fired back at his siblings for using "family political differences to launch attacks on me rather than focusing on the issues." He won re-election with almost 70 percent of the vote.

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