Rand Paul Recovering From Five Broken Ribs After Home Assault
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Sen. Rand Paul is recovering from five broken ribs after he was assaulted in his home on Friday, the Associated Press reported Sunday. Doug Stafford, a senior adviser for Paul, said the Kentucky Republican is in considerable pain and is having trouble moving around. Three of his ribs have displaced fractures, which can cause life-threatening injuries and longterm pain. Rene Boucher, Paul's next door neighbor, was arrested on Saturday and charged with misdemeanor fourth-degree assault with a minor injury.