Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), in his first interview since returning to the Senate, said Monday there is "no justification" for the reported assault that left him with six broken ribs and a damaged lung.
“From my perspective, I’m not really too concerned about what someone’s motive is. I’m just concerned that I was attacked from the back and somebody broke six of my ribs and gave me a damaged lung where at least for now I have trouble speaking and breathing and now I’ve hurt for 10 days,” Paul told Paul Bedard, The Washington Examiner's "Washington Secrets" columnist.
“There is no motive that would justify hitting somebody from behind and breaking their ribs and damaging their lungs, so no, there is no justification for something like that,” the former Republican presidential candidate added.
Paul was allegedly attacked from behind by his neighbor as he was doing yard work earlier this month.
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