Facts of Rand Paul
|No Of Children
|Date of Birth
Rand Paul is an American politician who is currently serving as the United States Senator from Kentucky.
He has been serving as the Senator since 2011.
He is married to wife Kelley Ashby. The couple exchanged wedding vows in 1990.
The husband and wife are proud parents of three children, namely Robert Paul, William Paul, and Duncan Paul.
The adorable couple has been together for a long time now with no signs of divorce.
Assaulted by Neighbor
His neighbor, Rene Boucher, assaulted him on November 3, 2017.
According to reports, Rene assaulted him because he repeatedly used to leave tree yard debris near his property line with his neighbor.
For such behavior, his neighbor was arrested and charged with one count of fourth-degree assault.
Initially, it was announced that he had only minor injuries. However, later on, it was reported that he sustained five broken ribs.
Out of five broken ribs, three were displaced fractures.
Boucher pleaded guilty to assaulting a member of Congress in the federal court.
The federal court sentenced him to 30 days in prison, one year of probation, 100 hours of community service, and a fine of $10000.
First Member of United States Senate to Test Positive for COVID – 19
On March 22, 2020, he announced that he had tested positive for corona virus (COVID -19), a pandemic that has taken the lives of more than 9000 people.
Two weeks ago, he attended a major black-tie event in Louisville, Kentucky.
Several attendees of the event have tested positive for the corona virus.
According to several Republican sources, he got tested for the virus because he too had been at that event.
Some of the senators expressed their anger at Paul for not being on self-quarantine earlier and potentially exposing senators to the corona virus.
In his defense, he said,
“For those who want to criticize me for lack of quarantine, realize that if the rules on testing had been followed to a tee, I would never have been tested and would still be walking around the halls of the Capitol.”
He also said that he took the extra precaution, which led him to get tested.
He has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million.
His earnings from his profession as an ophthalmologist, surgeon, politician, and physician has added to his net worth.
How Did He Earn Money?
He worked for around five years at Downing McPeak Vision Centers. Later on, he opened his clinic.
Being a son of a politician, he could not stay away from politics. In 1988 he volunteered at his father’s Libertarian presidential campaign.
In 2009 he won the Republican Senatorial by a 23% margin.
A year later, in 2010, he defeated Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway with a margin of 56%.
On January 5, 2011, he was sworn in as the US Senator and assigned to be on the Energy and Natural Resources, Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Homeland Security and Government Affairs, and Small Business committees.
Besides being an ophthalmologist, surgeon, physician, and politician, he is an author as well. Below is the list of books authored by him:
|The Tea Party Goes to Washington
|Taking a Stand: Moving Beyond Partisan Politics to Unite America
- He was born on January 7, 1963, which makes his age 57 as of 2020.
- We cover most of the information about Rand Paul as it is difficult to find on other wiki sites.
Stay tuned to vergewiki