Many on the left think it is okay to threaten those with a different point of view. Strange how things have changed in such a short amount of time. Now, a man allegedly threatens to chop up Rand Paul and his family with an ax.
A man is accused of threatening to chop up U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and his family with an ax. The man has been arrested. He allegedly called in the threats to Paul’s Bowling Green office.
Paul mentioned the attack publicly at an event in Leitchfield, Kentucky, on Monday. “Capitol Police have issued an arrest warrant for a man who threatened to kill me and chop up my family with an ax,” Paul said. “It’s just horrendous that we have to deal with things like this.”
Capitol Police declined to comment because the investigation is ongoing. This marks one of several threats and attacks Paul has had in the last year. More than a year ago, Paul was on the baseball diamond when James Hodgkinson opened fire and shot several congressional staffers as well as Rep. Steve Scalise, a Louisianna Republican.
Paul was unscathed. The Kentucky senator also is involved in criminal and civil litigation against his neighbor, Rene Boucher. In November, Boucher tackled the senator while he was mowing the lawn of his Bowling Green home.
Boucher claimed he “had enough” of Paul’s unsightly tree branches, sticks, and leaves that were piled up along the property line, and he has consistently denied that the attack was politically motivated. Boucher is a registered Democrat, according to the Kentucky State Board of Elections. “It’s been a year where we’re becoming more and more aware of these threats,” Paul said.
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