Rand Paul's Neighbor Pleads Guilty to Assaulting the Lawmaker

Kentucky man pleads guilty to assaulting US Sen. Rand Paul

Kentucky man pleads guilty to assaulting US Sen. Rand Paul

Paul sustained six broken ribs and bruised lungs in the incident, which stemmed in part over a dispute about landscaping.

Rene Boucher, Paul's 59-year-old neighbor, pleaded guilty to a government charge of ambushing an individual from Congress bringing about individual damage.

Boucher and Paul, who are both doctors, have lived next door to each other in a gated community in Bowling Green, Kentucky. for almost two decades.

The two had an ongoing dispute over yard maintenance for a few months.

"He is anticipating acquiring an entire determination", Baker said.

Boucher left the federal court building without speaking to reporters.

A judge set a June 15 sentencing date for the retired anesthesiologist in his late 50s. Prosecutors are supposedly looking for a 21-month jail sentence for Boucher, however the energize conveys to 10 years in prison, and a $250,000 fine.

Boucher's felony conviction is punishable by up to ten years in prison.

Baker said Friday that the attack was a "complete lapse in judgment" by Boucher.

Boucher also agreed to pay restitution to Paul, according to media reports. Rand Paul pleads guilty to the attack that broke the senator's. Paul has said he never saw the attacker because he was facing downhill and wearing ear protection from the noise of his lawn mower.

Boucher denied any political motivations in the attack.

Boucher tackled Paul from behind, fracturing several of Paul's ribs.

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