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July 28, 2020

Rand Paul's Criminal Neighbor Gets an Additional 13 Months

Not 13 months in jail. Some of it will be home confinement.

But some of it will be actual incarceration in jail.

Back in 2017, Sen. Rand Paulís neighbor, Rene Boucher, attacked the Senator on his own property, allegedly over a dispute about lawn clippings. The attack left Sen. Paul with several broken ribs. Last August, Paul had a portion of his lung surgically removed because of damage caused by the attack. Boucher was eventually charged with one count of assaulting a member of Congress.

Boucher was initially given a light sentence of just 30 days in jail plus a $10,000 fine and community service. But the case was appealed and last September the appeals court overturned the sentence saying it was too light given the extent of Sen. Paul's injuries. A review of similar cases involving suspects with no criminal history found the average sentence was more than two years...

The government sought 21 months in jail. The judge only sentenced the guy to 14 months -- really just 13 months, as he got credit for the 30 days already served.

The government says it might appeal again.

For some reason, the Deep State seems determined to go easy on this guy.

Wonder why!


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