Former Obama administration housing chief Julian Castro is endorsing Elizabeth Warren’s presidential bid, saying the Massachusetts senator is “probably the most certified, best-equipped candidate to win the nomination” and defeat President Donald Trump.
In a web-based video posted Monday that includes the 2 former 2020 White Home rivals, Castro tells Warren, “Nobody is working tougher than you.” The pair had remained pleasant throughout months of campaigning.
Castro, additionally the previous mayor of San Antonio, dropped out of the presidential race final week. The Iowa caucuses that kick off the Democratic major are lower than a month away.
Warren’s marketing campaign introduced minutes after the endorsement that Castro will seem with Warren at a rally Tuesday night in New York Metropolis.
In a press release, Castro stated the 3-minute endorsement video explains why “Elizabeth and I share a imaginative and prescient of America the place everybody counts. An America the place folks — not the rich or well-connected — are put first.”
As we speak I am proud to endorse <a href=”https://twitter.com/ewarren?ref_src=twsrcpercent5Etfw”>@ewarren</a> for president.<br><br>Elizabeth and I share a imaginative and prescient of America the place everybody counts. An America the place folks—not the rich or well-connected—are put first. I am proud to affix her within the combat for large, structural change. <a href=”https://t.co/xDvMEKqpF3″>pic.twitter.com/xDvMEKqpF3</a>
Warren has for months polled among the many still-crowded major’s front-runners in Iowa and nationally, together with former vice-president Joe Biden, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg. All 4 loved sturdy fundraising by means of the tip of 2019, additional proof the first might be an extended, drawn-out battle.