A man who allegedly threatened to kill them, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, and chop up his family with an axe.
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Kentucky sen. Rand Paul has his thanks on Monday, the U.S. Capitol police have arrested a man who allegedly threatened to kill her, the Republican legislators and chop up his family with an axe.
“Thank you, that you tweeted to the U.S. Capitol police for the arrest of the man who has recently threatened me and my family,” Paul.
Thank you to the U.S. Capitol police for the arrest of the man who has recently threatened me and my family.
— Senator Rand Paul (@Rand Paul) 2. July 2018
While the US Capitol police, Fox News, you don’t comment on open investigations, said, Paul was more forthcoming about the threats against him and his family.
You speak at an event on Monday in Litchfield, Ky., Paul spoke to had asked the unknown man, his Bowling Green office and “threatened to kill me and chop up my family with an axe.”
“It is simply appalling that we have to do it with stuff like this,” Paul said, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal.
This is not the first time Paul has in the face of violence and threats.
In November, Paul the 59-year-old neighbor, Rene Boucher, handle the legislature, apparently in retaliation for stacking brush into a pile near his property in Bowling Green. Paul sustained six broken ribs and a “pleural effusion” or a “collection of excess fluid between the layers of the pleura outside the lung,” says the Cleveland Clinic.
U.S. district judge Marianne Battani, a special judge called, from Michigan, described the attack as a “dispute between neighbors” and an “isolated incident,” not motivated by politics.
Boucher was sentenced to supervised 30 days in jail and a year of release after his time behind bars. He was also ordered to stay away from the Paul family and to pay a fine of $ 10,000.
The Kentucky senator was one of the lawmakers on the baseball diamond, when gunman James Hodgkinson opened fire last summer, and shot several congressional staff and house majority whip Steve Scalise, R-La.
The threats against Paul are only the last in a series of leveled against the legislators and the government officers recently.
A 33-year-old California man, Markara man who was charged last week with threatening to kill you, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai children. The man was allegedly angry that the FCC rules voted for the repeal of the Obama-era net neutrality.