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Former DNC Deputy press Secretary says, it is too early to know who will emerge as the winner, but Julian Castro is still a great voice to the discussion.
Fresh from the announcement that he may run for President and former Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to run in the year 2020, Secretary Julian Castro, spared no time, called remains President of the Trump for its hardline immigration policy and the detention of immigrant families at the U.S. border with Mexico.
“He is a failed leader on this issue, and now he’s just trying to stoke his political base, by the wall the whole time,” Castro said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday. “And it’s just a failure of leadership is all about. I would end this kind of family detention.”
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Castro, a Mexican-American politician, said so far five terms as mayor of San Antonio, as President, he would “ensure that we invest in meaningful, smart and effective border security including personnel, that the intelligent use of technology and does not scapegoat the immigrants, but is looking for a way that we can get to resolve for a comprehensive immigration reform, our broken immigration system.”
The democratic presidential candidate added that Trump has not prevented the separation of the family politics of Central American migrants in the United States
“Actually, the exact opposite happens,” he said.
At an event in San Antonio on Saturday, Castro his candidacy, announced in a speech that touted his experience in the country is the seventh largest city as a Testament to his leadership qualities and why he should go down in history as the country’s first Latino President.
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He outlined the climate change and universal health care as some of its most important priorities.
Castro, who made a stop in Iowa and Las Vegas days before his announcement, now connects what could be a crowded Democratic field. Senator Elizabeth Warren in Massachusetts, launched an exploratory Committee on Dec. 31. The former Vice-President Joe Biden, California Senator Kamala Harris, and former El Paso Congressman Beto O’rourke, whose profile has after losing only narrowly to Senator Ted Cruz, in November, were also identified as potential candidates.
Rep. John Delaney from Maryland’s already run for President, and Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said in an interview on Friday that she has decided to run for the White house.
Fox News’ Madeleine Rivera contributed to this report.