Paul's office said in a statement the former Republican presidential candidate "was blindsided and the victim of an assault".
"The unfortunate occurrence of November 3 has absolutely nothing to do with either's politics or political agendas", a statement by attorney Matthew Baker said.
"He's pretty much the opposite of Rand Paul in every way", added another mutual acquaintance.
Rene Boucher, 59, has been charged with fourth-degree assault, police say.
McConnell wished his fellow Kentuckian a speedy recovery from the attack Friday that left Paul with five broken ribs. Although the alleged perpetrator, Rene Boucher, 59, is reportedly a registered Democrat, investigators can not determine if the crime was politically motivated.
Senior adviser Doug Stafford said Paul's injuries cause pain that could persist for weeks, perhaps even months, but that the Republican plans to return to the U.S. Senate soon. "Senator Paul is fine".
Boucher, 59, is also a practicing anesthesiologist and an inventor who created a device called the "Therm-a-Vest" to alleviate back pain, according to a 2005 article in the Bowling Green Daily News.
Kentucky State Police Master Trooper Jeremy Hodges said he could not release details of the assault because of security issues. "It was a very regrettable dispute between two neighbors over a matter that most people would regard as trivial".
Boucher was booked into the Warren County Regional Jail.
It isn't clear when Paul will return to work since he is in considerable pain and is having difficulty getting around.
Paul had injuries to his face, "including small cuts to the nose and mouth area", and he was having trouble breathing "due to a potential rib injury".
The state police investigation remains open and active and the formal police report on the incident has not yet been filed with county officials, Hodges said. He was released on Saturday after posting a $7,500 bond, Captain Chip Olney of the facility said by phone.
The FBI is assisting state and local authorities to see whether there were any violations of federal law, but an FBI spokesman declined to comment Monday on a possible motive.
Witnesses described a shooter opening fire during the church service followed by a brief vehicle chase by police. The gunman's motive is unknown, and authorities have not said whether Sunday's incident was terror related.
The fundraising agreement, signed in August 2015 during the primary process, was unusual for an open seat. "That is unacceptable. Brazile also took shots at how the Clinton campaign was run, calling it stiff and some of its messaging "stupid".
Roux told the SCA that trial Judge Thokozile Masipa had taken all factors into account when she sentenced Pistorius. On September 18, National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku confirmed the date for the hearing.
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will be clear to play in Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs . Failla denied Elliott's request for another injection earlier this week, putting his suspension into effect.
Kobolds and Catacombs will bring legendary weapon cards for all nine classes, even if they have never had weapons before. They also showed off a legendary weapon called Dragon Soul, which summons a dragon after casting three spells in a tour.
Germany, Denmark and Japan are the partner countries, while the Italy, the Netherlands are the focus countries of the event. Nine such parks are already operational, and more than thirty others are in the process of coming up across the country.
He is believed to be in Belgium, where he and some aides fled after the Spanish government removed them from office a week ago. A Spanish judge has issued a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont.
Court documents reveal Papadopoulos exchanging emails with Clovis where they discuss meetings with Russian officials. He said one of the people he met was a "senior person", but would not confirm the person's identity.
After the account was restored Trump did not tweet about the vanishing act, but made several posts on other topics. Attempted account accused the employee of customer service, who retires from his position.
Since then, though, smartphone sales growth has slowed and Intel has succeeded in placing its modems in some iPhone models. Qualcomm and Apple have been embroiled in a dispute over royalties that has landed the two corporations in court.
Broadcom bids US$103b for Qualcomm, open to going hostile
Broadcom has been trying to get regulatory approval for its purchase of Brocade Communications Systems Inc since 2016. Broadcom said its proposal stands irrespective of whether Qualcomm's acquisition of NXP goes through or not.
Dutton a 'terrorist' for Manus: Bandt
Among them are about 90 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, about 200 men from Iran, and others from Afghanistan, Somalia and Pakistan. The alternative accommodation being proposed is not finished or adequate to meet their needs, including security, he said.
Rams Rout Giants with 51-17 Victory
McAdoo had the following to say when asked about the team's effort after Sunday's game, via New York's team website . The Rams will be back at home at the Coliseum for the first time in over a month next week to play the Texans.
India vs New Zealand, 2nd T20I
Munro put on 105 for the first wicket with Martin Guptill (45) as the visitors plundered the Indian attack around the park. So far in the tour, India have won the ODI series as well as the T20I series-opener and are in a commanding position.
Bush Sr and Jr openly condemn Donald Trump
This, despite standard etiquette among former presidents in which they generally refrain from speaking ill of one another. But in the new book, George Bush Sr confirmed that he voted for the rival party's candidate in Hillary Clinton.
No. 24 Michigan State upsets No. 7 Penn State
Penn State opened the scoring on its second possession by driving 92 yards - 90 of them through the air - in seven plays. In between, Michigan State's Brian Lewerke answered with throwing score of his own to Darrell Stewart.