Via Fox News:

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul tweeted his thanks on Monday to the U.S. Capitol Police for arresting a man who allegedly threatened to kill the Republican lawmaker and chop up his family with an ax.

“Thank you to the U.S. Capitol Police for their arrest of the man who recently threatened to kill my family and me,” Paul tweeted.

While the U.S. Capitol Police told Fox News they do not comment on open investigations, Paul was more forthcoming about the threats against him and his family.

Speaking at an event on Monday in Litchfield, Ky., Paul said the unnamed man had called his Bowling Green office and “threatened to kill me and chop up my family with an ax.”

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