Flashback: Paul Gosar celebrated Hillary Clinton nearly being severely injured in Christmas Eve tweet

The House of Representatives is slated to vote censure the Arizona Republican

Eric Garcia
Washington DC
Thursday 18 November 2021 06:57
Hillary and Bill Clinton duck during the filming of a 60 Minutes interview as a lighting rig falls towards them
Leer en Español

Before Republican Rep Paul Gosar of Arizona tweeted an anime video doctored to depict him killing Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, he had tweeted a video cheering about Hillary Clinton almost being severely injured.

Journalist Aaron Rupar quote-tweeted a video that Mr Gosar had tweeted on Christmas Eve reading “Remember the reason for the season! #MerryChristmas.” Attached was a video from the 1990s during a 60 Minutes interview showing Ms Clinton with former president Bill Clinton ducking as a light falls over and nearly hits her.

The House of Representatives was voting on Wednesday on whether to censure Mr Gosar. The move comes after he tweeted a doctored video of the anime Attack on Titan that featured a character with his face killing a giant that had Ms Ocasio-Cortez’s face on it.

Rep. Paul Gosar Posts Homemade ‘Fantasy Video’ of Him Violently Murdering AOC

“We have to address it immediately, and I’m so pleased that our members understand that this is central to our work in Congress that we protect the integrity of the House, of the institution, but also the lives of our members,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday.

Register for free to continue reading

Registration is a free and easy way to support our truly independent journalism

By registering, you will also enjoy limited access to Premium articles, exclusive newsletters, commenting, and virtual events with our leading journalists

Already have an account? sign in

By clicking ‘Register’ you confirm that your data has been entered correctly and you have read and agree to our Terms of use, Cookie policy and Privacy notice.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy policy and Terms of service apply.

Join our new commenting forum

Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies


Thank you for registering

Please refresh the page or navigate to another page on the site to be automatically logged inPlease refresh your browser to be logged in