Valley Congressman Voices Support for Presidential Candidate

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The first 2020 presidential primaries are about 10 months away and the field of Democratic candidates keeps growing. For Congressman Vicente Gonzalez, the choice is clear, he is fully supporting former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro.

Gonzalez says he feels Castro is qualified; being a Harvard graduate and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under the Obama Administration.

“The only Latino of all the candidates. He brings us to a to a national conversation and I think that is very important.” says Gonzalez.

Gonzalez also adding he hopes former Vice President Joe Biden decides to jump into the race. Gonzalez also says if Julian Castro were to drop-out he would then support Beto O’Rourke.

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