Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was the sufferer of an alleged badault in his Bowling Green residence on Friday, his spokeswoman confirmed Saturday.
“Senator Paul was blindsided and the sufferer of an badault,” Paul spokeswoman Kelsey Cooper mentioned. “The badailant was arrested and it is now a matter for the police. Senator Paul is fine.”
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Kentucky State Police responded to Paul’s house at three:21 p.m. Friday the place, they are saying, Rene Bousher, 59, of Bowling Green, deliberately badaulted Paul inflicting minor damage. Bousher is charged with one depend of 4th diploma badault and inflicting a minor damage.
Sources in Kentucky mentioned Friday that Paul had been concerned in an altercation, however a spokesman for the senator didn’t return repeated requests for touch upon Friday night time.
The information was first reported by WBKO, an area TV station in Kentucky, on Saturday.
Bousher was taken to the Warren County Detention Center. His bond was set at $5,000. An preliminary courtroom look has been set for Nov. 9.
Seung Min Kim and John Bresnahan contributed to this report.