When the story of the attack on Senator Rand Paul first came out, it was reported as minor injuries. Rene Albert Boucher, a neighbor, was responsible for the attack. That shows how inaccurate early reports tend to be. When the tally finally arrived it was six broken ribs and water around the lungs. His wife Kelly writes in this article regarding the suffering that the Senator is going through. It is not good.
As Written by Kelley Paul for CNN:
As his wife, I have been distraught over seeing him suffer like this. There have been several nights where I had my hand on my phone ready to call 911 when his breathing became so labored it was terrifying. Despite this, he refused to give in to the pain and was determined to fly back to Washington last week to do his job. As we walked through the airport returning from