Trump Jr. blasts reported Roy Moore Senate bid: 'It's time to ride off into the sunset'

Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpDemocrats seek to ban federal spending at Trump businesses Republicans, Trump Jr. signal support for embattled West Virginia governor The Hill's Morning Report — US strikes approved against Iran pulled back MORE lambasted former Alabama Senate candidate Roy MooreRoy Stewart MooreNikki Haley blasts Roy Moore's Senate bid: 'He does not represent our Republican Party' The Hill's Morning Report — US strikes approved against Iran pulled back Klobuchar fundraises for Doug Jones following Roy Moore's Senate run announcement MORE amid reports the former Alabama chief justice may again challenge Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.) in 2020.

“You’re literally the only candidate who could lose a GOP seat in pro-Trump, pro-USA ALABAMA. Running for office should never become a business model,” President TrumpDonald John TrumpConway defends herself against Hatch Act allegations amid threat of subpoena How to defuse Gulf tensions and avoid war with Iran Trump says 'stubborn child' Fed 'blew it' by not cutting rates MORE’s eldest son tweeted Tuesday. “If you actually care about #MAGA more than your own ego, it's time to ride off into the sunset, Judge.”

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Trump Jr.’s tweet came the same day one of Moore's potential rivals for the seat, Rep. Bradley ByrneBradley Roberts ByrneThe Hill's Morning Report — US strikes approved against Iran pulled back McConnell-backed Super PAC says nominating Roy Moore would be 'gift wrapping' seat to Dems Trump Jr.: Roy Moore 'doing a disservice to all conservatives' by running for Senate MORE (R-Ala.), told The Hill that sources close to Moore expect him to announce his candidacy in June. Republican officials in Washington are reportedly committed to preventing Moore from winning the nomination after he lost to Jones in 2017 amid allegations of sexual misconduct involving underage girls. Moore has denied all the allegations.

President Trump endorsed Moore’s primary opponent, former Alabama Attorney General Luther StrangeLuther Johnson StrangeThe Hill's Morning Report — US strikes approved against Iran pulled back McSally on Moore running for Senate again: 'This place has enough creepy old men' The Hill's Morning Report - Trump to kick off bid for second term in Florida MORE, before endorsing Moore in the general election. After Jones’s victory, Trump Jr. sarcastically thanked former White House strategist Stephen Bannon, a major Moore backer, for his “good work.”

Trump Jr. previously urged West Virginia Republicans to vote against former coal executive Don Blankenship in the 2018 primary, writing “no more fumbles like Alabama.” Blankenship lost in the primary to West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R), who lost in the general election to West Virginia Sen. Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinRepublicans, Trump Jr. signal support for embattled West Virginia governor Critics say Interior's top lawyer came 'close to perjury' during Hill testimony The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by MAPRx — Trump takes heat for remarks on help from foreign governments MORE (D).