State Rep. Jason Isaac announces congressional run

  • Johnathan Silver
  • American-Statesman Staff
6:22 p.m Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 Texas News & Politics
State Rep. Jason Isaac speaks during a news conference at the Capitol. (RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

State Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, announced in an email to supporters Thursday that he’s running for retiring U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith’s seat in Congress.

“During my four terms in the Texas Legislature, I’ve had the honor and privilege of participating firsthand in helping make Texas the freest state in the nation — and it’s time to take those values and experience to Washington,” Isaac said in the message. “A new administration promises new hope for constraining the growth of the federal government, but it can’t be done without principled conservative leadership in Congress.”

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