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Thu May 28, 2020, 10:09 PM

The Castros say they'll work to beat Donald Trump, but they haven't made their support for Joe Biden

by Patrick Svitek and Alex Samuels, Texas Tribune


As the general election for president has come into focus, there has been no doubt whom the Castro brothers will support.

Julián Castro, the former U.S. housing secretary and mayor of San Antonio, reiterated that again this week.

“Everybody understands that the No. 1 goal has to be to replace this president,” he told “The New Abnormal” podcast Tuesday. “That is certainly my goal to replace the president, and I’m going to do whatever I can, whatever is asked, to do that.”

But with Democrats all but unified behind former Vice President Joe Biden as their presidential nominee, two of the party’s highest-profile members in Texas have not made their support official yet. Neither Julián Castro nor his brother, U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, has formally endorsed Biden, though both insist they are committed to ensuring the defeat of President Donald Trump in November.

Read more: https://www.texastribune.org/2020/05/28/julian-castro-joaquin-castro-joe-biden/

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Reply The Castros say they'll work to beat Donald Trump, but they haven't made their support for Joe Biden (Original post)
TexasTowelie May 28 OP
Gothmog May 29 #1

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Fri May 29, 2020, 02:24 AM

1. The Castros have burned some bridges with the party

The party really wanted one of them to run for Governor in 2018 and they refused

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