Julián Castro, former Housing and Urban Development secretary under Obama, announces 2020 presidential bid

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro is running for president. The Obama administration alumnus announced his decision Saturday in his hometown of San Antonio. Castro had been eyeing a presidential run for months. In December, his twin brother Joaquín told Stephen Colbert his brother was ready to run.

Julián Castro is running for president.

The former Housing and Urban Development secretary, a Democrat, announced his bid for the presidency on Saturday in his hometown of San Antonio, Texas, surrounded supporters and family, including his twin brother, US Representative Joaquín Castro.

“When my grandmother got here almost a

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