Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro formally introduced his bid for the Democratic 2020 presidential nomination on Saturday, telling a crowd in San Antonio that he’s working for president.
“We’re going to verify the promise of America is accessible to everybody on this 21st century,” he informed the group.
Castro, a former Housing and City Growth Secretary in the course of the Obama administration has offered himself as somebody who would zero in on common well being care and reasonably priced housing. He has additionally promised to not settle for cash from political motion committees tied to firms and unions.
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Castro, 44, will face a packed discipline for the Democratic nod to problem President Trump in 2020. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., introduced final week that she has fashioned an exploratory committee, and visited Iowa final week. On Friday Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, introduced that she is working.
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Different high tier candidates, comparable to former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., are reported to be contemplating working, however haven’t but introduced.
The Related Press contributed to this report.