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Bette Midler Gets Heat for Suggesting Rand Paul's Neighbor Attack Him Again

Bette Midler Gets Heat for Suggesting Rand Paul's Neighbor Attack Him Again
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By    |   Friday, 09 February 2018 02:12 PM EST

Actress Bette Midler is catching blowback after a Thursday tweet that suggested Sen. Rand Paul's neighbor should attack him again.

Midler was ostensibly reacting to Paul's speech on the Senate floor that delayed a vote on the funding bill that eventually passed early Friday. Paul was able to briefly shut down the government while proffering an amendment to a spending bill that he and other Republicans criticized for running up the deficit.

Paul was injured in November when his Kentucky neighbor crushed him in a blindside tackle that resulted in cracked ribs and a lung contusion.

Rene Boucher admitted to attacking Paul and faces 21 months in prison.

Sen. Paul aide Sergio Gor took Midler to task:

Fox News reached out to Midler's camp for comment but never heard back.

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Actress Bette Midler is catching blowback after a Thursday tweet that suggested Sen. Rand Paul's neighbor should attack him again.
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