Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzPompeo to speak to influential conservative group in Iowa Top National Security Council aide moved to Energy Department role Ted Cruz takes aim at Alabama vasectomy bill: 'Yikes' MORE (R-Texas) said Monday it was "reprehensible" that Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarIlhan Omar accuses Meghan McCain of trafficking in 'anti-Muslim smears and hate speech' Sanders wins endorsement of top Muslim group Omar endorses progressive Georgia Democrat running for House seat 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 TrumpWhere do we go from here? Conservation can show the way Gov. Ron DeSantis more popular in Florida than Trump Sotomayor accuses Supreme Court of bias in favor of Trump administration 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-CortezOcasio-Cortez claps back after article on her dress: 'Sequins are a great accessory to universal healthcare' Democrats working to ensure Trump's second term Ocasio-Cortez announces slate of all-female congressional endorsements MORE (N.Y.), Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyThere's no such thing as a free bus Don't let 'welfare for all' advocates derail administration's food stamp program reforms Tlaib says she held Omar's hand during 'triggering' moments at Trump's State of the Union speech MORE (Mass.) and Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibSanders wins endorsement of top Muslim group Don't let 'welfare for all' advocates derail administration's food stamp program reforms Omar endorses progressive Georgia Democrat running for House seat 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.