Rand Paul had a difficult year. He was there when a Bernie Sanders supporter opened fire, nearly killing Rep. Steve Scalise. Then he was physically attacked in his own yard. He talked about this on Face the Nation today.
From the Daily Caller:
‘Violent Attacks’– Rand Paul Describes Being Shot At And Assaulted
GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky recounted Sunday two violent events that interrupted his 2017, describing the shooting of GOP Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana and the assault he suffered shortly thereafter at the hands of a disgruntled neighbor.
Paul, who was hospitalized in early November after being assaulted by a neighbor, described that incident before delving into the experience of watching his colleague sustain a near fatal gun shot wound during a practice for the annual Congressional baseball game in June.
“You know my colleagues come up all the time, and they want to make sure there is some kind of deterrence because people don’t want to think that its open season on our elected officials,” Paul told John Dickerson on CBS “Face The Nation.” “You know, I was also at the baseball field when we were shot at with semi-automatic fire and Steve Scalise was severely wounded, and I was ten feet from a young staffer who was shot in the leg. So, yeah, I’ve been involved in violent attacks twice in the last year,” he said.
Watch the video:
May 2018 be a better year for Paul!