Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzSenate Democrats prepare seven-figure spending spree in Texas On The Trail: The first signs of a post-Trump GOP Trump tests GOP loyalty with election tweet and stimulus strategy MORE (R-Texas) said Monday it was "reprehensible" that Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarLongtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary Police committed 125 human rights violations during Floyd protests: Amnesty Trump campaign rolls out TV spots in early voting states after advertising pause MORE (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.

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“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.” 

The Minnesota Democrat has said she received an increase in death threats in April after President TrumpDonald John TrumpMark Kelly clinches Democratic Senate nod in Arizona Trump camp considering White House South Lawn for convention speech: reports Longtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary MORE shared a video that included images of the 9/11 attacks interlaced with some of her comments.

In July, a crowd at a Trump rally in North Carolina chanted, “Send her back” in reference to Omar after the president tweeted that she and other women of color who serve in the House — Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezLongtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary Trump campaign rolls out TV spots in early voting states after advertising pause Trump adviser Jason Miller: Biden running mate pick 'his political living will' MORE (N.Y.), Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyLongtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary Stimulus checks debate now focuses on size, eligibility Tlaib opens up about why she hasn't endorsed Biden yet MORE (Mass.) and Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibLongtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary The Hill's Campaign Report: Even the Post Office is political now | Primary action tonight | Super PACS at war Five primary races to watch on Tuesday MORE (Mich.) — should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came."

All four lawmakers are U.S. citizens. Omar came to the United States as a Somali refugee.