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Lara Trump 'absolutely' considering Senate run

Lara TrumpLara TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Biden to country: 'Turning peril into possibility' Budd to run for Senate in NC Former North Carolina chief justice launches Senate campaign MORE confirmed late Tuesday that she is "absolutely" still considering a U.S. Senate run in North Carolina.

Host Sean HannitySean Patrick HannityPoll: Americans consider Fox News, NYT, CNN, MSNBC 'mainstream media' Lindsey Graham: GOP can't 'move forward without President Trump' Caitlyn Jenner tells Hannity friends are fleeing California because of homeless people MORE asked Trump about her plans toward the end of her appearance on his Fox News show after the two exchanged critiques of President BidenJoe BidenDefense lawyers for alleged Capitol rioters to get tours of U.S. Capitol Sasse to introduce legislation giving new hires signing bonuses after negative jobs report Three questions about Biden's conservation goals MORE and his administration.

“Quick question. Exit question. Still considering a run for Senate, in North Carolina, your home state?” Hannity asked.

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“Always your exit question, Sean,” Trump, who is former President TrumpDonald TrumpThe Memo: The Obamas unbound, on race Iran says onus is on US to rejoin nuclear deal on third anniversary of withdrawal Assaults on Roe v Wade increasing MORE's daughter-in-law, replied. “Yes, I am still considering it, absolutely.”

A number of candidates are considering entering the race for the North Carolina seat currently held by Sen. Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrBattle lines drawn over Biden's support for vaccine waivers FDA unveils plan to ban menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars The Hill's Morning Report - Biden to country: 'Turning peril into possibility' MORE (R-N.C.), who in 2016 said he would retire rather than run for reelection.

Lara Trump would face Rep. Mark WalkerBradley (Mark) Mark WalkerThe Hill's Morning Report - Biden to country: 'Turning peril into possibility' Budd to run for Senate in NC Former North Carolina chief justice launches Senate campaign MORE for the Republican nomination. On the Democratic side, possible candidates include North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley, former state Sen. Erica Smith, state Sen. Jeff Jackson and virologist Richard Watkins.

In mid-February, Burr was censured in a unanimous vote by the North Carolina Republican Party's central committee for his vote to convict former President Trump in his Senate impeachment trial over Trump's role in the January insurrection at the Capitol.