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Ana Navarro is one of the popular co-hosts on The View that recently became the star of a viral moment. The Republican pundit and Sunny Hostin were in the middle of a live show when producers asked them to leave the set during the broadcast. Both political commentators had tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) on the day Vice President Kamala Harris was in the studio. Donald Trump Jr. took the opportunity to take a jab at Navarro but the latter fired back with a savage tweet that shut him down completely.

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‘The View’ co-host gets more COVID-19 tests

It was concerning to learn that Navarro and Hostin had tested positive for COVID-19 — especially when it all played out on national television. The View had to scramble for the rest of the hour when the two co-hosts left. Navarro would later explain on Instagram that the positive test result was a false positive as further tests yielded negative results.

“I’ve tested negative twice since the original positive test and quarantining in a hotel in New York waiting for the results of a third test,” Navarro informed fans on Instagram. “Before I travel or before I do anything, it was very important to err on the side of caution, because it was about the vice president’s safety.”

Navarro would post another update the following day about a third COVID-19 test. Luckily for the political pundit, it was another negative result, confirming the first test had yielded a false positive.

“Got my third negative PCR test just a few minutes ago and came straight to the airport to fly home,” she said on the social platform. “Obviously, what happened yesterday was a false positive, a very public, very inopportune, very melodramatic, false positive. But fortunately, we’ve now tested three times, all three have been negative.”

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Donald Trump Jr. tweets nasty message and Ana Navarro claps back

The View fans know that despite identifying as a Republican politically, she has never backed Donald Trump in politics. Navarro is a “Never Trump” and has been vocal about her disdain for Trump in the political field. Some Republicans took the opportunity to take a jab at Navarro for the positive COVID-19 test. Trump Jr. was one that actually tweeted a nasty message to Navarro fat-shaming her.

“Given the Ana Navarro news, I think it’s time for a national conversation about the dangers of Covid-19 & obesity,” Trump Jr. tweeted.

Navarro would not allow anyone to bully her on social media and she replied with a savage tweet that many of her fans are applauding her for.

“@DonaldJTrumpJr, thanks for your concern,” Navarro tweeted. “I don’t have COVID. Fortunately for you, if you want to have a conversation about the effects of obesity on people with COVID, your dad is a phone call away… assuming he answers your calls. Or just ask your sister to call him for you.”


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Navarro had previously addressed the haters in an Instagram post where she said she didn’t “give a f—” and that all the hate didn’t “make a chink in her armor.”

The View airs weekday mornings at 11 a.m. ET and 10 a.m. PT/CT on ABC.