Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the media following an announcement that officer Darren Wilson had been involved in the shooting of teen, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri August 15, 2014. Police named Wilson as the officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and said the youth was the key suspect in a robbery that occurred minutes before the shooting, which sparked days of sometimes violent protests. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW POLITICS)
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A Missouri state senator tweeted “F--K you” at the state’s governor Jay Nixon Thursday morning in response to his tweets ensuring his commitment to the Ferguson community and calling for peace.

Maria Chappelle-Nadal, a Democrat who represents District 14—which includes Ferguson—has publicly questioned police response in Ferguson of protests that have stemmed from the shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown.

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This isn’t her first strong response to Nixon, who is also a Democrat.

Nadal has protested what she claims has been Nixon’s lack of response to the concern for the community.

She also said she was among the peaceful protestors who were tear gassed Monday night. In an interview with MSNBC Thursday, Nadal called Nixon a “coward” for his handling of the situation.