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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) spoke to Fox News medical correspondent Dr. Marc Siegel in his first interview since he was assaulted outside his Kentucky home earlier this month.

Paul suffered six broken ribs and a buildup of excess fluid in his lungs when, according to the senator, a neighbor tackled him from behind while he was mowing his lawn.

“I was working in my yard with my ear muffs on to protect my hearing from mower. And I had gotten off the mower facing downhill, and the attacker came running,” Paul said. “I never saw him, never had a conversation. In fact, the weird thing is I haven’t talked to him in ten years.”

Siegel asked if Paul has any idea what might have been going through the attacker’s head.

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