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

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWith VP pick, Biden can't play small ball in a long ball world Coronavirus hits defense contractor jobs Wake up America, your country doesn't value your life MORE on Wednesday responded to the news that Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt Romney7 things to know about the coronavirus stimulus package Scarborough rips Trump for mocking Romney's negative coronavirus test: 'Could have been a death sentence' Trump on Romney's negative coronavirus test: 'I am so happy I can barely speak' 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 LeeTrump on Romney's negative coronavirus test: 'I am so happy I can barely speak' Romney says he tested negative for coronavirus, will remain in quarantine Paul defends actions before coronavirus diagnosis, calls for more testing MORE (R-Utah) both announced they would self-quarantine Sunday after Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulCoronavirus in Congress: Lawmakers who have tested positive Pennsylvania congressman tests positive for coronavirus South Carolina congressman tests positive for coronavirus 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.