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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Rene Boucher, the 58-year-old Bowling Green man accused of attacking U.S. Sen. Rand Paul at his home in November, has been charged with assaulting a member of congress resulting in personal injury. The charges – a federal felony – were announced Friday by Josh J. Minkler, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana. "Assaulting a member of Congress is an offense we take very seriously," Minkler said. "Those who choose to commit such an act will be held accountable." Boucher has signed a plea agreement, according to Minkler's statement. No date has been set for the taking of his guilty plea.


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Louisville's FBI office investigated the case.

"Just as we are committed to protecting the American people, the FBI will not tolerate violence directed against members of Congress," Special Agent in Charge Amy S. Hess said in a statement. "Those who choose to assault any federal official are certain to face serious consequences."

Minkler's statement notes that all defendants are presumed innocent until proven otherwise in court. Boucher could face up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Bradley P. Shepard.


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How Boucher possibly thought this would be a good idea, regardless of motivation, is mind boggling.

#1 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2018-01-20 02:13 PM | Reply

While I agree that he committed a crime, considering the damage Ryan does to the American people every day it is understandable. Judge me harshly, I don't care. Ryan is a piece of crap and deserves far worse than anything Boucher dealt him. A hollow, immoral man with great power is a horrible thing and Ryan is exactly that.

#2 | Posted by danni at 2018-01-21 07:42 AM | Reply

Nice brown shirt you have on today Danni.
Comes with a little red armband right?

#3 | Posted by HanoverFist at 2018-01-21 08:31 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 4

"While I agree that he committed a crime, " So gracious for you to admit assault is a crime. Quite magnanimous.

"considering the damage Ryan does to the American people every day it is understandable." I don't know why you brought up Ryan, but it's typical for you to be misinformed. Apparently violence against someone you disagree with is justified.

" Judge me harshly, I don't care." I do, and most people that are not Communists, NAZIs or psychopathic will too.

" Ryan is a piece of crap and deserves far worse than anything Boucher dealt him." His injuries were significant, but you don't care because you disagree with him. Plus it was Rand not Ryan, but everyone you disagree with is evil and deserves violence right?

"A hollow, immoral man with great power is a horrible thing and Ryan is exactly that." What ever, bless your heart.

#4 | Posted by visitor_ at 2018-01-21 03:21 PM | Reply


Nice double standard Danni...it's okay to commit felony assault on someone who you don't like.

What make you different from the Nazis who marched in Charlottesville?

#5 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2018-01-21 03:58 PM | Reply

While Ryan probably deserves an ass beating and Danni should probably administer it, it's Rand Paul that got the whooping.

#6 | Posted by bruceaz at 2018-01-21 04:07 PM | Reply

They are conservative white guys, but to Danni they all look alike and should be assaulted with deadly force.

Maybe you can arrange a tiki torch march in Florida to kick things off, or run over one of them with your car Danni.

#7 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2018-01-21 04:22 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Judge me harshly, I don't care.

#2 | POSTED BY DANNI AT 2018-01-21 07:42 AM | FLAG:

You should care that you're acting like a Nazi.

#8 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2018-01-22 10:38 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Okay, gentlemen, how does the law treat these government creatures who are factually complicit in the destruction of thousands of lives in horrific graphic detail? 9/11 has many, many, many pieces of evidence pointing to specific individuals in government, trading, banking, technologies, etc. This was the largest gold heist in history, and then followed with a fake invasion to combat a fake enemy rather than convict the criminals in our midst. They are all complicit, criminal and deserving of a swift fate. Instead, the 9/11 Commission was delayed for over a year, testimony select and NIST explanations unbelievably absent. Criminals in our midst.

So, I agree with Danni - they shouldn't expect to be protected their entire lives. Because they can't.

Even still the DOD refuses to release the full surveillance video of what hit the Pentagon. And no heads rolled, no firings. Instead, promotions to all directly and indirectly involved. Not one single person was fired for the utter negligence they propose was systemically committed rather than complacency and aiding an elaborate false flag operation murdering thousands of innocent citizens. Because they can't?

Paul is within his privilege to do this neighbor a hefty blow, and the FBI flapping about "duty" is possibly the ultimate joke.

#9 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2018-01-22 11:40 PM | Reply

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