Rand Paul Says He Will Return To Work In DC After Alleged Assault By Neighbor

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. speaks to a group of business leaders, Monday, May 11, 2015, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Monday said he will return to work in Washington, D.C. after a neighbor allegedly assaulted him earlier this month.

“While I’m still in a good deal of pain, I will be returning to work in the Senate today, ready to fight for liberty and help move forward with tax cuts in the coming days and weeks,” Paul tweeted.

Police last week charged one of Paul’s Kentucky neighbors, Rene Boucher, with misdemeanor fourth-degree assault with a minor injury. Paul said the assault left him with six broken ribs and a pleural effusion, or a buildup of fluid in the chest cavity around the lungs.

Initial reports suggested Paul and Boucher had disputes over landscaping, but the senator last week shared articles suggesting that their disagreements on the subject did not cause the alleged assault.

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  1. “After calling the socialist police, now he wants to use the socialist justice system? What has happened to the libertarian pumpkin farmer we once knew?”
    Ben Taylor

    And while we are at it, I am looking forward to the end of Crazy Year 2017.

    Where we had to remind people that the Nazi are bad; that 14 year old girls are children and that the sitting president is probably a Russian Agent.

  2. Of course he will. Donors are clamoring for their tax cuts.

  3. Moore thinks of them as young ladies, and a poster here has the opinion they are women. So many categories, so few girls to fit into them.

  4. A returning veteran from the Yard Wars!

  5. Avatar for pshah pshah says:

    Just like Kirk Gibson hitting a game winning home run while hobbling on one leg or Willis Reed willing the Knicks to victory despite a torn muscle in the 1970 NBA finals, Rand Paul’s going to limp into the Senate and vote to give billionaires the tax relief they so badly need. What a hero! I can hardly wait to see the replays on CSPAN twenty years from now. Maybe they’ll make a commemorative coin!

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