A mysterious robo-call touts John Isakson Jr. for Congress

One of our loyal readers recorded a robo-call tonight that seems to be testing the waters for John Isakson Jr. - the son of the U.S. senator - in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Tom Price.

We're not sure who the robo-call came from - Isakson's camp says it wasn't from them - but it included Isakson Jr.'s name in a list of potential contenders for the seat. Then it probed whether the respondent had a favorable opinion of real estate developers and Isakson's dad.

And then: "John Isakson Jr. is considering running for Congress in the open 6th Congressional district seat. Does his family relationship make John Isakson Jr. more qualified to run for Congress, less likely to run for Congress or does it not matter?"

We should mention here that Isakson represented the district before running for the U.S. Senate. His son John is also a real estate developer.

Listen to the call here (ignore the picture of your Insider's family):

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Levell, named by multiple media outlets as a contender, is still in the running for lesser Trump administration positions. And he said he still hasn't closed the door on a run for the 6th district.

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Greg Bluestein
Greg Bluestein
Greg Bluestein is a political reporter who covers the governor's office and state politics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.