The man who pleaded guilty to attacking Sen. Rand Paul last fall more than a yard dispute was sentenced Friday to waste 4 weeks in jail, based on local news reports.
Rene Boucher, 60, had previously pleaded guilty to assaulting a member of Congress associated with the Nov. 3 incident in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
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In an assertion, Paul said no-one needs to be assaulted.
"Nobody has to be violently assaulted. A felony conviction is appropriate and hopefully will deter the attacker from further violence. The original 21 month sentence requested might have been the perfect punishment. I commend the FBI and Department of Justice for treating this violent, pre-meditated assault using the seriousness it deserves," Paul said.
In accessory for amount of time in jail, Boucher was sentenced to year of supervised release, a $10,000 fine and 100 hours of community service. Boucher had also been instructed to do not have intentional experience the senator brilliant family.
Boucher said his attack on Paul in November was for the reason that senator was stacking yard debris near his property.