The Hill: Cruz calls death threats to Omar ‘reprehensible’


Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said Monday it was “reprehensible” that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) was receiving death threats.

“This is reprehensible,” Cruz tweeted. “Disagree with @IlhanMN on the merits, fine, but death threats to anyone are not a joke.”

The Texas senator spoke out after Chad Loder, the CEO and founder of tech company Habitu8, tweeted screenshots of death threats against Omar.

“Maybe Twitter has improved its policing of death threats since ABCNews and WaPo covered this 6 months ago?” Loder tweeted. “Oh.” Omar tagged Twitter, calling the threats “unacceptable.”

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