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Allen's comments come a week after he was defeated by former Gov. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael Kaine'Granite Express' flight to take staffers, journalists to NH after Iowa caucuses Overnight Health Care — Presented by Johnson & Johnson — Senate panel approves Trump FDA pick | Biden downplays Dem enthusiasm around 'Medicare for All' | Trump officials unveil program for free HIV prevention drugs for uninsured Trump's FDA nominee approved by Senate panel MORE (D) for outgoing Sen. Jim Webb's (D-Va.) seat. Webb won the seat from Allen in 2006.

Allen said he did not know what he planned to do next.

"Gosh, we're six days from the election," Allen told the Virginia newspaper. "I haven't determined what the next venture will be."

Allen added that whatever he'll do next he would "give it all my energy."