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 MooreSen. Doug Jones launches reelection bid in Alabama Flake donates to Democratic sheriff being challenged by Arpaio in Arizona Omar shares anonymous death threat, speaks out against 'hate' and need for security 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.


“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 SessionsHouse Democrats seeking Sessions's testimony in impeachment probe McCabe's counsel presses US attorney on whether grand jury decided not to indict US attorney recommends moving forward with charges against McCabe after DOJ rejects his appeal MORE (R-Ala.) was appointed as President TrumpDonald John TrumpHarris bashes Kavanaugh's 'sham' nomination process, calls for his impeachment after sexual misconduct allegation Celebrating 'Hispanic Heritage Month' in the Age of Trump Let's not play Charlie Brown to Iran's Lucy 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 lawmakers call for provisions barring DOD funds for border wall to be dropped GOP Senate candidate 'pissed off' at Trump over health care for veterans House GOP fears retirement wave will lead to tsunami MORE (R-Ala.) last month became Jones's first declared challenger for his Senate seat in 2020.