Roy Moore says he's 'seriously considering' 2020 Senate bid

Roy Moore says he's 'seriously considering' 2020 Senate bid
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Roy MooreRoy Stewart MooreGOP strategist: Alabama Republicans need to 'gather around' candidate who 'is not Roy Moore' The Hill's Morning Report — Combative Trump aims at Pelosi before Russia report Poll: Roy Moore leading Alabama GOP field MORE, who lost his bid in 2017 for an Alabama Senate seat, said Friday that he is “seriously considering” another run in 2020.

Bryan Fischer, host of Christian program “Focal Point” on American Family Radio, asked Moore about the next Alabama Senate race.

“Tell me what you’re thinking about throwing your hat back into the ring,” Fischer said.

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“I’m seriously considering it. I think that [the 2017 Senate race] was stolen,” Moore responded.

Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.) defeated Moore in a narrow special election that was triggered when former Sen. Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsThe problem for Trump appointees Juan Williams: The high price of working for Trump Trump learns to love acting officials MORE (R-Ala.) was appointed as President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Dems demand Barr cancel 'inappropriate' press conference on Mueller report DOJ plans to release 'lightly redacted' version of Mueller report Thursday: WaPo Nadler accuses Barr of 'unprecedented steps' to 'spin' Mueller report MORE's attorney general.

Jones was the first Democrat in decades to be elected to the red state of Alabama.

On the campaign trail, Moore faced allegations of sexual assault, including claims that he pursued teenage girls while he was in his 30s.

He has denied the allegations and has blamed disinformation campaigns for his loss.

Rep. Bradley ByrneBradley Roberts ByrneGOP strategist: Alabama Republicans need to 'gather around' candidate who 'is not Roy Moore' The Hill's Morning Report — Combative Trump aims at Pelosi before Russia report Embattled senators fill coffers ahead of 2020 MORE (R-Ala.) last month became Jones's first declared challenger for his Senate seat in 2020.