An Antifa thug has been arrested for assaulting senator Rand Paul at his dwelling in Bowling Inexperienced on Saturday.
Kentucky State Police arrested 59-year-old Rene Boucher, charging him with one depend of fourth-degree assault.
In accordance to the Daily Caller, information with Kentucky State Board of Election present Rene Boucher to be a registered Democrat.
Moreover, Boucher’s Facebook account reveals a number of anti-President Trump threats, and posts shared from Occupy Democrats and varied different far-left teams related to Antifa.
The Hill reviews: Police state that they responded to a report of an assault at Paul’s residence earlier than three:30pm on Friday.
They decided Boucher had deliberately assaulted the junior senator. It’s unclear what harm Paul suffered, however the extent of hurt is alleged to be mild.
A spokeswoman for the senator’s workplace mentioned that the senator was “blindsided” by his alleged attacker.
“Senator Paul was blindsided and the sufferer of an assault,” mentioned Paul’s spokeswoman Kelsey Cooper in an electronic mail assertion. “The assailant was arrested and it’s now a matter for the police. Senator Paul is ok.”
Native police are conducting an investigation. In response to reserving information, a court docket date has not but been set for Boucher.
An ophthalmologist by commerce, Paul has been Kentucky’s junior senator since 2011, and is broadly recognized for his libertarian views and monetary conservatism.
He was current on the congressional baseball observe taking pictures in June that significantly wounded Home Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, who has returned to workplace.