Trump on Romney's negative coronavirus test: 'I am so happy I can barely speak'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history' Trump confirms 2018 US cyberattack on Russian troll farm Trump tweets his support for Goya Foods amid boycott MORE on Wednesday responded to the news that Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyDemocrats hope for tidal moment in Georgia with two Senate seats in play Sixth GOP senator unlikely to attend Republican convention Koch-backed group urges Senate to oppose 'bailouts' of states in new ads MORE (R-Utah) has tested negative for coronavirus, tweeting that he was “so happy I can barely speak!”

“This is really great news! I am so happy I can barely speak,” Trump tweeted Wednesday morning. “He may have been a terrible presidential candidate and an even worse U.S. Senator, but he is a RINO [Republican In Name Only], and I like him a lot!”

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Romney was the only Republican senator to vote to convict Trump during his impeachment trial earlier this year, and the Utah senator has often been the target of the president's ire.

At a briefing Sunday, Trump responded to the news of Romney’s isolation awaiting test results with, “Gee, that’s too bad.” He denied he was being sarcastic when pressed.

Romney and Sen. Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeKoch-backed group urges Senate to oppose 'bailouts' of states in new ads Gianforte halts in-person campaigning after wife, running mate attend event with Guilfoyle Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers to address alarming spike in coronavirus cases MORE (R-Utah) both announced they would self-quarantine Sunday after Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulKoch-backed group urges Senate to oppose 'bailouts' of states in new ads How conservative conspiracy theories are deepening America's political divide Gianforte halts in-person campaigning after wife, running mate attend event with Guilfoyle MORE (R-Ky.) announced he had tested positive for the virus, with both citing recent contacts with the Kentucky senator.

On Tuesday Romney confirmed he had tested negative but said he would remember in isolation for the remainder of the two-week period.