Sen. Rand Paul Recovering from Brutal Attack Outside His Kentucky Home

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"Senator Paul and Dr. Boucher have been next door neighbors for 17 years", Matthew J. Baker, Boucher's attorney, said in a statement.

One of the Facebook pages used by Boucher says that he is graduated from the College of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines who is a former U.S. Army pain management specialist and in 1984.

The attorney for the next-door neighbor who attacked Kentucky Sen.

Police arrested Rene Albert Boucher and charged him with fourth degree assault following the incident.

Stafford said Paul had three displaced fractures, which can lead to life-threatening injuries, as well as lung contusions.

The Blaze, Glenn Beck's online news site, told readers on Sunday that FBI investigators believed "the attack, which occurred Friday afternoon, was politically motivated".

Paul staffer Doug Stafford said the type of injury could last weeks to months.

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"We sincerely hope that Senator Paul is doing well and that these two gentlemen can get back to being neighbors as quickly as possible", the statement concludes. Rand Paul said Monday that attacking the Kentucky Republican had "absolutely nothing" to do with politics.

Boucher was released from the Warren County Detention Center on Saturday after posting a $7,500 bond, according to Kentucky State Police and the Associated Press.

Authorities said it wasn't immediately clear what prompted Paul's neighbor to enter the senator's property in a gated community near Bowling Green and tackle him from behind.

An arrest warrant obtained by Courier Journal stated that Boucher allegedly "tackled him from behind".

"Paul didn't get any severe injuries to his face", Robert stated that Paul did not get any face injuries and he did not discuss his assault to media.

Voter records from March 2017 show Boucher registered as a Democrat. He invented the "Therm-A-Vest", a cloth vest partially filled with rice that when heated can be worn to relieve back pain, according to a 2005 article from the Bowling Green Daily News.

Boucher applied for a patent for the vest in 2003 and has marketed it through the QVC shopping channel.