Texas Senator Ted Cruz has been receiving some online hate that is now being investigated by Capitol Police and the FBI.
The angry threats started October, 14 on Twitter. The threats came from the account of a man who claims to be a veteran who lives in New Jersey.
The tweets contain foul language that blames Cruz for the government shutdown. One tweet calls on people to hang Senator Cruz by his genitals if he tries the shutdown tactic again.
The threats don't appear to be affecting the Senator's schedule though. Senator Cruz spoke Saturday at the Texas Medical Association conference in Austin and is still planning on speaking at a city candidate forum here in Houston on Monday.