Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) confirmed Monday his staffer was brutally stabbed at random around Saturday at 5:15 PM on the 1300 block of H Street Northeast in Washington, DC.
Just blocks away from the Capitol Building, Paul’s staffer was randomly attacked after leaving Sol Mexican Grill. The suspect, identified as 42-year-old, black district resident Glynn Neal, told law enforcement he launched the attack because “voices” in his head told him to do it, according to NBC4 Washington.
Mike Davis, former Chief Counsel for Nominations to Judiciary Committee ranking member Chuck Grassley (R-IA), described the lawlessness on H Street Northeast and stated district politicians won’t let local police do their jobs.
“H Street NE has devolved back into a crime-ridden hellhole,” he tweeted. “H and 8th is an open-air drug market. Bunch of losers just ‘hanging out’ all day, smoking weed, dealing drugs, and boozing on the sidewalks. Crazy homeless men harass patrons on the sidewalks up and down H Street. There’s trash everywhere. @DCPoliceDept officers tell me it’s because DC politicians won’t let them do their jobs”
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