LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (WHAS11) – Senator Rand Paul spoke on camera for the first time on Tuesday since his neighbor allegedly attacked him at his home in Bowling Green and revealed new details about the incident.

In an interview with FOX News, Paul said he never saw his neighbor, retired anesthesiologist René Bouche, because he was looking downhill and wearing ear protection.

Paul called it an unprovoked attack, saying he had not spoken to Boucher in 10 years.

The incident allegedly left the senator with 6 broken ribs.

Paul said later, Boucher told him about why he was unhappy.

" " I think for me, the bottom line is that it's not that important, if someone catches you, is it really justified for some reason? Then, I think the more people worked, well, were they cuts? Was it because he hates Donald Trump? Is it because he hates you because you oppose Obamacare? You do not really know what's in someone's mind, so it may have some relevance, but for the most part, the real question should be: is he allowed to attack someone from behind while they are in his garden or mowing the lawn even if he does not like something from his garden? "

Senator Paul did not elaborate on what Boucher told him, but Boucher's lawyer said the attack was motivated by a trivial dispute. [19659005]
Boucher has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor badault.

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