Laura Ingraham: I'm considering Senate run against Kaine

Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham on Tuesday said she is considering mounting a challenge to Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineSenate Democrats ditch Hyde amendment for first time in decades Fill the Eastern District of Virginia  Defense & National Security — Military starts giving guidance on COVID-19 vaccine refusals MORE (D-Va.) in 2018.

“I’m considering,” Ingraham told “Fox and Friends," adding: "I haven’t made any decisions, but a number of folks in Virginia who are well connected are very interested in my running, and that’s very flattering."

Reports emerged over the weekend that Ingraham, host of the syndicated radio show “The Laura Ingraham Show,” was considering a run for Kaine’s seat.

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She said “Fox and Friends” would be the first to know once she makes her decision.

“It’s always good to mix things up, and I’ve been in Washington a long time and I have a great respect for the Congress and institutions of government,” she said.

Ingraham was at one point under serious consideration to be President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump defends indicted GOP congressman House to vote Thursday on holding Bannon in contempt Youngkin calls for investigation into Loudoun County School Board amid sexual assault allegations MORE's White House press secretary.