Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky gave his first-person take Tuesday on the surprise lawn attack in early November that left him with a handful of broken ribs.
Paul’s neighbor in Kentucky tackled him from behind, causing the senator to lung contusions, broken ribs and a number of other complications.
“I was working in my yard with my earmuffs on you know to protect my hearing from the mower and I had gotten off the mower, facing downhill and the attacker came running full-blown. I never saw him, I never had conversation – in fact the weird thing is I haven’t talked to him in 10 years,” Paul, a Republican, told Fox News’ Dr. Mark Siegel in his first on-camera interview since the attack.
“After my ribs were broken then he said things to me to try to indicate why he was unhappy but I think the, I guess to me the bottom line is it isn’t so important – if someone mugs you is it really justified for any reason,” Paul said. (Read more from “Rand Paul Is Still Being a Weirdo About That Lawn Attack” HERE)