SPONSORED:

Gianforte halts in-person campaigning after wife, running mate attend event with Guilfoyle

Rep. Greg GianforteGregory Richard GianforteGOP holds line in state legislatures, dealing blow to Democrats GOP Rep. Greg Gianforte wins Montana governor's race GOP's Rosendale wins Montana House seat MORE (R-Mont.), who is running to be Montana's governor, will pause in-person campaign activities after Trump campaign fundraiser Kimberly GuilfoyleKimberly Ann GuilfoyleDonald Trump Jr. tests positive for COVID-19 Trump's test sparks fears of spread: Here's who he met in last week Kid Rock opens Trump rally by saying 'fake media' will say it didn't happen MORE, who has since tested positive for the coronavirus, attended an event with his wife and running mate.

Lieutenant gubernatorial candidate Kristen Juras and Susan Gianforte both attended a Tuesday event with Guilfoyle before Guilfoyle tested positive for the virus Friday. Both Guilfoyle and her boyfriend, Donald Trump Jr.Don John TrumpMost Republicans in new poll say they'd vote for Trump in 2024 President says Trump Jr. doing 'very well' after COVID-19 diagnosis Trump has not prepared a concession speech: report MORE, pulled out of President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden adds to vote margin over Trump after Milwaukee County recount Krebs says allegations of foreign interference in 2020 election 'farcical'  Republicans ready to become deficit hawks again under a President Biden MORE’s Mount Rushmore event Friday after her diagnosis.

"On Tuesday, Susan Gianforte and Kristen Juras attended an event with Kimberly Guilfoyle who has tested positive for COVID-19," Gianforte campaign spokesman Travis Hall told KECI, a Montana NBC affiliate, in an email. 

ADVERTISEMENT

"Since learning of their potential exposure, Greg, Susan, and Kristen have adhered to recommended guidelines," Hall added. "Out of an abundance of caution and for the health and safety of others, they will self-quarantine, be tested for COVID-19, and suspend in-person campaign events pending test results."

Greg Gianforte was in Washington, D.C., at the time of the event, the spokesperson said.

Greg Gianforte, who will face Montana Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney (D) in the November gubernatorial election, previously lost to current Gov. Steve BullockSteve BullockOVERNIGHT ENERGY: Down ballot races carry environmental implications | US officially exits Paris climate accord  GOP Rep. Greg Gianforte wins Montana governor's race Senate control in flux as counting goes forward in key states MORE (D), now a Senate candidate, in 2016.

Several other members of Congress have self-quarantined as a precaution since the coronavirus pandemic began, including Reps. Matt GaetzMatthew (Matt) GaetzGaetz: Trump 'should pardon everyone' including himself to quash liberal 'bloodlust' Florida passes 850k coronavirus cases Florida GOP Rep. Mike Waltz tests positive for COVID-19 MORE (R-Fla.) and Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsMajority say they want GOP in control of Senate: poll The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC - Trump, Biden clash over transition holdup, pandemic plans Georgia secretary of state says wife has received threatening texts about recount MORE (R-Ga.) and Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzO'Brien on 2024 talk: 'There's all kinds of speculation out there' Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz trade jabs over COVID-19 relief: People 'going hungry as you tweet from' vacation McSally, staff asked to break up maskless photo op inside Capitol MORE (R-Texas), all of whom entered isolation in March after making contact with an unidentified person at the 2020 Conservative Political Action Conference who later tested positive. Sens. Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeLoeffler isolating after possible COVID-19 infection Rick Scott tests positive for coronavirus OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Barrasso to seek top spot on Energy and Natural Resources Committee | Forest Service finalizes rule weakening environmental review of its projects | Biden to enlist Agriculture, Transportation agencies in climate fight MORE (R-Utah) and Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyThe Memo: GOP mulls its future after Trump Biden teams to meet with Trump administration agencies Paul Ryan calls for Trump to accept results: 'The election is over' MORE (R-Utah) self-quarantined after Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulLoeffler isolating after possible COVID-19 infection Rick Scott tests positive for coronavirus Overnight Defense: Formal negotiations inch forward on defense bill with Confederate base name language | Senators look to block B UAE arms sales | Trump administration imposes Iran sanctions over human rights abuses MORE (R-Ky.) was diagnosed with the coronavirus due to their recent contact with him.

More recently, Sen. Lamar AlexanderAndrew (Lamar) Lamar AlexanderWe need a college leader as secretary of education As Biden administration ramps up, Trump legal effort drags on The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump holds his last turkey pardon ceremony MORE (R-Tenn.) self-quarantined for two weeks after a staffer in his office tested positive for the virus in May.