Sen. Rand Paul Assaulted at Home in Kentucky

Sen. Rand Paul was assaulted at his home in Bowling Green, Kentucky on Friday afternoon, leaving minor injuries, according to local news outlets. Kentucky State Police responded to a reported incident at 3:21 p.m., finding Bowling Green resident Rene Boucher, 59, who allegedly assaulted Paul. The troopers arrested Boucher and charged him with one count of fourth-degree assault causing minor injury. Boucher—whose name is spelled “Rene Albert Bousher” by the Warren County Regional Jail—was taken into custody. “Senator Paul was blindsided and the victim of an assault,” said spokesperson Kelsey Cooper in a statement. “The assailant was arrested and it is now a matter for the police. Senator Paul is fine.”