Rand Paul assaulted at Ky

Casey Dawson
November 5, 2017

Rand Paul was assaulted inside his own home in Bowling Green, Kentucky on Friday afternoon, police say. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The nature of Paul's injury is unclear, but the spokesperson says he is "fine".

His communications director released a statement, saying the senator was "blind-sided" by his attacker. The Daily Caller reports that Boucher appears to be a registered Democrat.

Police arrested 59-year-old Rene Boucher in connection with the attack.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is recovering after being assaulted at his Kentucky home on Friday, joining a growing list of lawmakers who have been injured or threatened with violence this year. Due to Boucher's attack, the Republican senator has suffered "minor injury".

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According to the neighbor, Senator Paul and Boucher have had ongoing problems. That is a misdemeanor.

According to records obtained by WAVE 3 News, he graduated from the University of Des Moines Osteopathic Med & Surgery.

WBKO, a Bowling Green TV station, broke the news Saturday afternoon.

It is not known why Boucher was in his home at the time.

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