For­mer hous­ing sec­re­tary says he’s in 2020 race

The Wichita Eagle (Sunday) - - Nation/world -

Julián Cas­tro, for­mer hous­ing sec­re­tary and for­mer mayor of San An­to­nio, an­nounced Satur­day he would run for pres­i­dent, one of the most high-pro­file Latino Democrats ever to seek the party’s nom­i­na­tion.

His first cam­paign stop will be in Puerto Rico, where he will speak Mon­day at the Latino Vic­tory Fund’s an­nual sum­mit and meet with res­i­dents still re­cov­er­ing from Hur­ri­cane Maria. Then he’ll go to New Hamp­shire.

He joins Sen. El­iz­a­beth War­ren of Mas­sachusetts, Rep. Tulsi Gab­bard of Hawaii and for­mer Rep. John De­laney of Mary­land as Democrats who have an­nounced.

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