Washington D.C. (KPRC) - U.S. Capitol Police believe "tweets" sent online that threaten Senator Ted Cruz came from New Jersey.
In a series of posts, the user blasted the Republican, blaming him for the shutdown.
One tweet read, "Show up at Ted Cruz's home he is the dirt bag (expletive) who caused all of this (expletive) to take place. Let's drag him out hid (sic) (expletive) home and kick his (expletive)."
One tweet in particular drew investigators' scrutiny. It included a specific address that reportedly Cruz owns in Houston telling people to go there and take that "anti-christ" down.
Another tweet read "Hang Ted Cruz, y (sic) by his small (expletive) if he tries another "shutdown tactic" He is a scum and needs tobe (sic) taught a street wise lesson."
Cruz's office confirmed they knew about the threats.
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