According to a release:
“We were all very saddened by the death of our friend and colleague Craig Thomas, and I am deeply honored the Republican Leader would ask me to fill his shoes on this critically important committee,” Isakson said. “Ethical wrongdoing by members of Congress should not be tolerated, and I promise to bring the same integrity and principles that Craig Thomas brought to the Senate Ethics Committee.”
“Senator Isakson is well respected as a fair and dedicated leader who will serve us well in his new and important role as a member of the Senate Ethics Committee,” said McConnell.
Sen. Thomas (R-WY) passed away last week after a lengthy bout with leukemia.