Soon after a C-list celebrity tweeted praise for a man that attacked a prominent Republican senator, a suspicious package containing white powder and a death threat was sent to the senator’s home.
The package, which was delivered to the Bowling Green, the Kentucky home of Senator Rand Paul, is currently being analyzed and investigated by the FBI and Capitol Police.
Fox News obtained an exclusive copy of the image that was included in the package sent to Senator Paul, which showed a bruised and bandaged Paul with a gun aimed at his head and the words “I’ll finish what your neighbor started you motherf——” printed beneath it.
The threat refers to an incident from 2017 in which Senator Paul’s neighbor, Rene Boucher, attacked and brutally beat him outside of his home. The neighbor’s apparent motive was greed: he had been trying, but failing, to sell his home, and blamed it on the trees in Paul’s yard that supposedly blocked the view of the neighborhood lake from his house. Boucher later pled guilty to assaulting a member of Congress.
Paul responded to the threat in a statement, writing: “I take these threats immensely seriously. I have been targeted multiple times now, it is reprehensible that Twitter allows C-list celebrities to advocated for violence against me and my family. This must stop. Just this weekend Richard Marx called for violence against me and now we receive this despicable powder filled letter.”
I take these threats immensely seriously. As a repeated target of violence, it is reprehensible that Twitter allows C-list celebrities to encourage violence against me and my family. https://t.co/e1rQ6uwPdf
— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) May 24, 2021
The C-list celebrity that Paul was referring to is Richard Marx, a washed-up singer. Earlier this week, Marx tweeted support for the man who attacked Senator Paul, writing: “I’ll say it again: If I ever meet Rand Paul’s neighbor I’m going to hug him and buy him as many drinks as he can consume.”
Marx should be a person of interest in this investigation. Is it just a coincidence that Rand Paul receives a death threat in the mail just a few days after Marx’s tweet? Whether he was involved, or one of his supporters took cues from his tweet, Marx deserves to be included in the investigation, just to be sure.
Political commentator Tim Pool posted a video about the incident on his YouTube channel, analyzing the past and present threats against Senator Paul and the escalating violence from the left. WATCH: