Watch Julián Castro announce his 2020 plans
Former San Antonio mayor and U.S. housing secretary Julián Castro is ready to deal with the media at 11:20 a.m. Saturday on his 2020 plans.
He’s extensively anticipated to announce a bid for president. Watch his remarks right here. The Texas Tribune will embed a reside feed courtesy of KSAT-TV.
Castro introduced final month he was forming an exploratory committee, Julián for the Future, to contemplate a presidential bid. He hasn’t been shy about his curiosity in in search of the Democratic nomination, saying on the time: “I am undoubtedly leaning a sure route.”
His twin brother, U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, informed CBS’s Stephen Colbert final month “he is gonna run for president.”
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If he enters the race, he’ll probably be one in all many in a crowded area of Democrats in search of to tackle Donald Trump. He could not even be the one Texan; former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke is reportedly contemplating a run after his excessive profile (and unsuccessful) bid for U.S. Senate in opposition to Ted Cruz.