General Michael Flynn is calling for the arrest of former CIA director Michael Hayden after Hayden made an apparent threat against U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn).

Hayden posted on social media that Tuberville should be “removed” from the human race because of his months-long hold on military promotions due to the Pentagon’s policy to pay for service women’s travel to get an abortion out of state.

“[Hayden] should be immediately arrested. Yes, I said it. He is talking about eliminating a sitting U.S. Senator from the human race (his words!!!)!” Gen. Flynn posted on X Tuesday. “Our nation is at such risk right now, and there is almost zero trust in any of our government institutions. This lack of trust is exactly because of arrogant A$$e$ [sic] like Hayden.”

Flynn said the Department of Justice, FBI and the GOP should take this threat seriously.

“He being a former CIA and NSA Director making this statement only exacerbates this extraordinary lack of trust. The DOJ & FBI must take this threat seriously and hold him accountable. [The] GOP must do the same. This is not a joke. These are very serious times in America and we need to find ways to fix our American problems otherwise, we won’t have an America for much longer. God help us.”

Hayden has since doubled down on his comment against Tuberville, even after receiving significant backlash.

“I was surprised to wake up this morning and discover that many MAGAnuts had lost their minds over my suggestion that ‘Coach’ Tuberville not be considered a member of the human race,” he tweeted. “I stand by that view. I’m wishing you all a nice day even the intransigent Tommy Tuberville.”

Demands for Tuberville to remove his hold have increased after Saturday’s terrorist attack in Israel. However, he’s shown no sign of letting up on his hold.

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