Julián Castro 5 hours ago:   Thursday Jun 24 - 7:41am RT @mayawiley: Today I’m feeling thankful, New York.
Thankful for every single volunteer, staffer, voter, and person who supported this campaign. I am truly blessed to have seen so much love and support - and I am humbled. https://t.co/w9cI26P4Wk
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 7:48am Congress and the White House have allocated $46 billion in rental assistance. But much of the aid has not yet reached renters and landlords.
We MUST extend the eviction moratorium and ensure states are quickly and effectively distributing relief. https://t.co/AgEwnm2zHf Julián Castro 1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 11:33pm RT @mayawiley: LIVE NOW: Team Maya, assemble! I’m in Brooklyn addressing supporters as we await the results of NYC’s first ranked-choice voting mayoral primary https://t.co/MS0Oz0eW3P Julián Castro 1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 10:11pm Happy Birthday, @ewarren! https://t.co/kRQCryoKjc Julián Castro 1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 6:08pm Senate Democrats have a choice: end the filibuster and safeguard our democracy or let an extremist minority party chip away at it until it’s gone. Julián Castro 1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 3:32pm 26% of women say they experienced partner violence before the age of 18.
But today @GregAbbott_TX vetoed a bill to help reduce dating violence.
He’s trying to take Texas back to the Stone Age. His extremist politics are wrong for our state. https://t.co/ldyAHO3z7e Julián Castro 1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 1:48pm RT @TPRNews: #AbbottHatesDogs is trending on Twitter.
This is why (via @TexasTribune):
https://t.co/BhxH6z6gBq Julián Castro 2 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 11:41am RT @JoaquinCastrotx: This is encouraging news for the inclusion of immigration legislation in the next budget reconciliation bill.
Essential workers who powered our economy during COVID have more than earned a pathway to citizenship.
Good work by @SenSanders. I hope the House takes similar action. https://t.co/mcmDt9qRQv Julián Castro 2 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 11:19am RT @FrankSharry: Cornyn voted yes on Dream on the Senate floor one time, in 2018. Goal: undermine support for a bipartisan proposal that had the best chance of passing. His play is always the same: pretend yes, pull the rug out, blame Dems. You'd think the savvy Punchbowl folks might know this. https://t.co/Rt0gqy7wKn Julián Castro 2 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 9:47am RT @mayawiley: Good morning.
It’s a beautiful day to elect NYC’s first Black Woman mayor. Let’s reimagine what’s possible for the city we love.
Happy Election Day!
Link to Image Julián Castro 2 days ago:   Monday Jun 21 - 9:59pm RT @BernieSanders: This is a democracy. We can disagree on all kinds of issues, but taking away the rights of Americans to vote and to participate in our democracy is absolutely unacceptable. Period. Julián Castro 2 days ago:   Monday Jun 21 - 8:35pm I have to hand it to the governor. “Anti-voting rights, pro-animal cruelty” is a bold re-election message. https://t.co/bw6JoqC1U2
Link to Image Julián Castro 2 days ago:   Monday Jun 21 - 6:28pm RT @AlOtroLado_Org: This weekend, for the first time in over three years, our client Luis was able to hold his son in his arms again. His son was only five years old when @CBP officers callously took him while Luis was in court. He was told his son would be there when he got back. He wasn’t.
Link to Image Julián Castro 2 days ago:   Monday Jun 21 - 2:47pm As a former big city mayor, I’m convinced that @mayawiley is the best choice to serve the people of New York City.
New Yorkers, tell your friends, your neighbors, your coworkers—rank Maya #1 tomorrow! https://t.co/ZDQM8lAAnl
Link to Image Julián Castro 3 days ago:   Monday Jun 21 - 10:30am For too long, colleges and universities have used their students athletes to rake in profits while providing insufficient benefits to the students themselves.
This decision will bolster our support for our nation’s collegiate athletes. https://t.co/QiIWXjYYyy Julián Castro 3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 20 - 9:17pm A special Father’s Day with my family at the Texas state Capitol rallying in support of voting rights. https://t.co/PY6toa3GYU
Link to Image Julián Castro 3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 20 - 7:51pm RT @EricaLiraCastro: Carina and Cristián spent Father’s Day watching their dad join thousands of Texans to fight for voting rights at a critical moment for our state.
We’re proud of him every day. Happy Father’s Day, @JulianCastro! https://t.co/03OBxFKejs
Link to Image Julián Castro 3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 20 - 7:36pm RT @texasdemocrats: “At a time when our people are sick, the governor won’t give healthcare to Texans. At a time when we declare Juneteenth a holiday, the governor bans the history behind it. Texas Republicans can’t even keep the power on, but they want to build a border wall.” — @JulianCastrohttps://t.co/vNF2oZeZ4J
Link to Image Julián Castro 3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 20 - 7:18pm It’s great to join @BetoORourke, civil rights advocates, and thousands of Texans to rally in support of voting rights at the Texas Capitol.
Change is coming to this state. https://t.co/EblPogwgl9
Link to Image Julián Castro 3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 20 - 2:43pm RT @mayawiley: “America is watching NYC because they have a chance to elect Maya Wiley, who is going to make sure that nobody gets left behind.”
@JulianCastro knows what it means to lead a city, & I’m proud to have him by my side. https://t.co/x8tvQqN8GZ
Link to Image Julián Castro 5 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 12:10pm Beautiful day to meet voters at the Sunnyside Greenmarket in Queens!
New Yorkers are fired up about @mayawiley’s campaign and the vision she has for this city. Go vote this Tuesday, New York! https://t.co/xAFmAx3Nm8
Link to Image Julián Castro 5 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 10:37am As we commemorate #juneteenth, we’re reminded that our nation’s history is complex, and often painful.
But we don’t make progress by shutting our eyes to our history. We make progress by understanding it, learning from it, and by embracing our common humanity. Happy Juneteenth! Julián Castro 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 11:50pm In the middle of a state power crisis, Greg Abbott has decided to use his office to defund the legislative branch of Texas.
Instead of addressing the crisis, he’s using his office to play politics. https://t.co/fn7UQWXUf0 Julián Castro 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 10:29pm Great to see Times Square alive again! https://t.co/zR6fGxS5Z7
Link to Image Julián Castro 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 9:00pm RT @EddieforTexas: In a historic move toward tyranny, @GregAbbott_TX defunded the legislative branch in retaliation of my colleagues and my decision to prevent voter suppression from further plaguing our great state.
Below is my statement on @GovAbbott's veto of legislative funding today: #txlege Julián Castro 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 7:16pm RT @mayawiley: Welcome to New York City, @JulianCastro! https://t.co/cLh6OSad3r
Link to Image Julián Castro 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 5:51pm It’s great to be in New York City to get out the vote for @mayawiley!
Maya is a historic, inspiring candidate who will fight for a better future for all New Yorkers. If you haven’t already voted, make sure to rank her #1 in this Tuesday’s election. https://t.co/tm35ycvf2e
Link to Image Julián Castro 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 4:21pm RT @mayawiley: This race is about whether we tinker with what’s broken or fix it once and for all. A better New York City is possible. It just takes courage.
I’m Maya Wiley, and I’m asking for your vote. https://t.co/OsXPYbS21r
Link to Image Julián Castro 6 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 12:41pm RT @texasdemocrats: 🗣 We must speak up and show out to defend the right to vote!
SUNDAY at 5:30PM: We'll be joining @poweredxpeople, @BetoORourke & @JulianCastro in a rally to save democracy at the Texas Capitol! 📣
We'll see y'all there -- Register below ‼️
https://t.co/aHEBvLwLmz Julián Castro 6 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 10:24am 156 years after emancipation was fully realized, #Juneteenth is now a federal holiday.
Let it serve as a reminder of our commitment to work toward equality, and as a celebration of an important milestone of our progress. Julián Castro 6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 4:34pm Texas is showing the nation what it looks like to fight voter suppression with everything we’ve got.
This Sunday, @BetoORourke and I will join thousands of Texans in Austin to rally in support of the For the People Act.
RSVP and join us! https://t.co/tdAP82F8Z5https://t.co/VjT9eeIgps Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 12:01pm RT @ExpressNews: Vice President Kamala Harris says Texas is key example of why a new federal elections law is needed https://t.co/Yu0GSjBd2f Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 10:17am Republicans in Texas have wasted millions in taxpayer money trying to strip Texans of their health care in the middle of a pandemic.
Nearly 1.5 million Texans have care through the ACA. We should be working to expand, not cut, their coverage. https://t.co/q5wxfaZrPD Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 8:26am New York City faces an affordable housing crisis that will be a top challenge for the city’s next mayor.
I’m proud to support @mayawiley because she believes housing is a human right, and she has a plan to meet the challenge head-on. https://t.co/dctZfrEnwg Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 11:47pm RT @JoaquinCastrotx: I voted yes to make Juneteenth a federal holiday.
156 years after General Order No. 3 proclaimed the end of slavery in Texas, this recognition is a small step to help reconcile our history as a nation.
Future generations must understand our past to create a more just future. https://t.co/PcARHZtDiN
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 11:10pm RT @SawyerHackett: Governor Greg Abbott says Texas will spend $250,000,000 on a “down payment” for a state border wall. He’s also asking for donations of land and cash.
The state has spent $0 to help Texans pay the $18B surge in utility bills. Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 7:02pm Greg Abbott wants to spend $250 million of taxpayer money for a border wall around Texas.
Meanwhile, he hasn’t spent a dime to fix our power grid as millions are at risk of blackouts in 100° heat.
Terrible mistake and a waste of taxpayer dollars. Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 2:36pm RT @SenSherrodBrown: SSI is critical social insurance that should be there for all of us if we need it. Yet the eight million seniors and people with disabilities who rely on it often live in poverty.
Today, I'm reintroducing legislation to ensure they can live with dignity. #DemolishDisabledPovertyhttps://t.co/HcYOPYgp96
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 1:47pm RT @TexasTribune: On Wednesday, Vice President Kamala Harris said Texas highlighted the need to restore federal elections oversight during a meeting with Texas Democrats. https://t.co/kbrDyfAnvU Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 11:40am Great to see the @VP meeting with Texas legislators who stood up to voter suppression efforts in Texas.
It’s time to pass the For the People Act and protect our democracy. https://t.co/Q6c63jyS63
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 9:44am Millions of families are scrambling to find a way to stay in their homes before the eviction moratorium expires in 14 days.
We shouldn’t wait until the last minute. The @CDCgov should extend the moratorium immediately. Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 9:06am RT @mayawiley: We can build a city where kids get a great education, the NYPD is held accountable, & everyone can afford to pay the rent.
We just need a leader with the courage to stand up to the powerful interests and to get it done.
I am that leader. I am asking for your vote on June 22. https://t.co/QdKH3r7rub
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 9:04pm RT @VP: Today, on the 9th anniversary of DACA, I met with Dreamers and other immigrant women who work in the care economy. We must protect DACA, and pass legislation to ensure a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers, farm workers, and TPS recipients. https://t.co/3oWgu5pfB1
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 6:18pm While Texans conserve energy to prevent blackouts in 100° heat, our governor is doing media stunts with a twice-impeached, disgraced president. https://t.co/TCVECl3geZ Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 5:37pm RT @BarackObama: On the ninth anniversary of DACA, I’m thinking about all the brave DREAMers who have stepped forward to tell their stories. They have fueled a movement that is still working to guarantee the permanent protections they deserve. I will always be inspired by their fight. https://t.co/YrVuuVTrrE
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 5:21pm RT @JoaquinCastrotx: I’m thanking members of the Texas Legislature today at the Capitol for standing up for voting rights in Texas.
The House passed the For the People Act — and now I hope the Senate will defend our democracy. https://t.co/7IE1RIeo87 Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 4:39pm RT @SpeakerPelosi: Join Democratic Members of the Texas Legislature, the Texas Democratic Congressional Delegation & me live for a press conference on protecting the right to vote for all Texans amid Republican-led efforts to advance harmful voter suppression legislation. https://t.co/RMrDI5UWIg Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 12:29pm Texas Republicans created a power system that lined the pockets of energy lobbyists and left Texans vulnerable.
700+ died in the winter power crisis. Now Texans are forced to conserve energy in 100° heat.
It’s time our leaders stand with Texans instead of their corporate pals. Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 8:54am In the 9 years since DACA was created, hundreds of thousands of Dreamers have become an inseparable part of the fabric of our nation.
As we celebrate the anniversary of DACA, let’s commit to giving Dreamers the security and peace of mind they’ve been without for 9 years. Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 8:40am RT @SenSchumer: BREAKING: The Senate just confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals.
She is brilliant, thoughtful, collaborative, and dedicated to applying the law impartially.
She has all the qualities of a model jurist. https://t.co/S1hBTX8CeV
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Monday Jun 14 - 8:11pm RT @POTUS: The Transatlantic Alliance is the strong foundation on which our collective security and our shared prosperity are built. It’s an honor to be at NATO HQ today, reaffirming America’s commitment to our 29 Allies and our vision for a more secure future. https://t.co/vUJIszZAvT
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Monday Jun 14 - 1:52pm A pathway to citizenship for undocumented Americans isn’t just the humane thing to do. It’s the smart thing to do—for our economy, for small businesses, and for our future. https://t.co/wgGmXWdHaR Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Monday Jun 14 - 12:13pm Mitch McConnell has stolen two Supreme Court seats and is now openly admitting he wouldn’t fill vacancies if Republicans took back the Senate.
We cannot wait for a party in open defiance of democracy to join us in fixing it.
We need to pass the For the People Act now. https://t.co/oGM2GwVy3T Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 13 - 8:29pm My heart goes out to the city of Austin and the victims of Saturday’s shooting.
The rise in gun violence as we begin to reopen from the pandemic is alarming. We must pass gun safety legislation and invest in violence prevention so fewer communities feel this pain. https://t.co/rICOlrtgh5 Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 13 - 2:00pm RT @DrAnaChristina: “I just think at some point, as policymakers, you’ve got to ask yourself, how does it make sense to make all these people subsidize their own exclusion? We cannot subsidize our own exclusion.” -Rep. @JoaquinCastrotxhttps://t.co/m7Qk6ocojr Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 13 - 1:23pm Representation in media is about more than diversity. It’s about ensuring we tell the stories of the full American experience.
I’m proud my brother @JoaquinCastrotx has led the charge in pushing Hollywood to make progress. https://t.co/nOGGjPGaK1 Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 12 - 6:12pm RT @mayawiley: Vote for their future 💜 https://t.co/saHIN1Zmu9
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 12 - 9:45am RT @ewarren: I’m grateful for @BJoeWolf and everybody who’s stayed in this fight to honor the memory of the Pulse victims with action—to ensure full equality, end gun violence, and make sure we don’t forget what happened five years ago.
https://t.co/r6iHsjwBhq Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 12 - 12:44am Anyone who’s watched kids try to learn remotely this last year can tell you this isn’t true. For most students, in-classroom learning is much more effective than remote learning. https://t.co/MeuqQkB6fN Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Friday Jun 11 - 1:43pm Darnella Frazier helped spark a powerful movement for justice and change.
She witnessed an injustice and took action to ensure the nation couldn’t ignore it. A well-deserved recognition. https://t.co/xLXPLp6MZx Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Friday Jun 11 - 11:10am RT @RonBrownstein: “While Joe Manchin is demanding both parties agree on any further federal voting-rights legislation, a new study quantifies how completely Republicans have excluded Dems from the passage of the restrictive voting laws proliferating in red states” Exclusive https://t.co/kD2qcsZ9AE Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Friday Jun 11 - 10:51am RT @AriBerman: 22 of 24 voter suppression laws passed this year sponsored only by Republicans. While Joe Manchin insists voting rights legislation must be bipartisan Republicans unilaterally making it harder to vote. Great piece by @RonBrownstein with @BrennanCenter data https://t.co/ZA6oXlAz7G Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Friday Jun 11 - 10:09am Astounding. Not only did Texas Republicans add a provision to SB7 allowing elections to be overturned—they vigorously defended it, and now claim they don’t know how it got into the bill.
This anti-voting bill should never see the light of day again. https://t.co/CYiIBCAOBe Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 11:45pm RT @mayawiley: Legalizing marijuana is a justice issue. We need to put an end to an unjust system that targets our Black and brown kids. #NYCDebateshttps://t.co/ExoqH3hmx9
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 10:15pm RT @JoaquinCastrotx: President Trump’s weaponization of the Department of Justice to target the House Intelligence Committee — when we were investigating his abuse and corruption, leading to impeachment — has profound implications for the separation of powers.
A thorough investigation is vital. https://t.co/BXywhAmw5C Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 6:50pm RT @emmyruiz46: NEW: Next week, @VP will be meeting with members of the Texas State Senate and Texas House of Representatives on voting rights and #SB7.#TXlege#TexasForeverhttps://t.co/1IqDutLUNP
Link to Image Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 11:40am RT @marcela_elisa: New York gave every detained immigrant a lawyer. It could serve as a national model. https://t.co/hFB4973m5q via @voxdotcom@nicolenarea Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 10:46am RT @RepJayapal: Woah, CUTE Pride logo 🏳️🌈!
What's not cute is giving more than $150,000 to Mitch McConnell and other GOP Senators who are actively blocking the Equality Act from becoming law. https://t.co/dev9T6KYw5
Link to Image Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 1:42am RT @RepJayapal: Happy #Pride from Raytheon’s Twitter logo! Less happy about their PAC also donating $18,500 to Mitch McConnell’s campaign while he was actively blocking the Equality Act. 🏳️🌈 https://t.co/JcASFHhiQf
Link to Image Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 7:28pm RT @SawyerHackett: This is nuts. Nicole Harper was pulled over by an Arkansas state trooper. She pulled to the side, turned on her hazards, and looked for an exit.
He waited 20 seconds and then used a PIT maneuver to flip her car. She was pregnant. https://t.co/hYIg6hVT7W
Link to Image Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 5:16pm Local leaders and progressive champions agree: @mayawiley is the best choice for mayor of New York.
She has the experience, vision, and plans to deliver for all New Yorkers. I’m proud to support her campaign. https://t.co/y3gZiGFHww Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 3:16pm Disturbing reports of shots fired at @JBSA_Official in San Antonio. It appears no one has been injured, but the base remains in a modified lockdown. Stay safe. https://t.co/8TwrPj2RoQ Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 2:14pm Infrastructure is critically important. But while weeks turn into months negotiating with Republicans, our democracy is being attacked in plain sight.
We can’t wait. Our number one priority should be protecting voting rights. Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 12:15pm Texas is on the verge of political transformation.
But to make sure that happens we need an all-hands-on-deck approach that puts grassroots organizing front and center. @GroundGameTX will be at the forefront of those efforts. https://t.co/QcQR0ECUAg Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 11:55am RT @MorePerfectUS: The Texas legislators who fled the statehouse to stop a voter suppression bill have a message for Senate Democrats:
“Democrats can’t defend democracy if we compromise with the people who defend insurrectionists.
All you need to do is take a simple vote." https://t.co/Z6PB9iFz3l
Link to Image Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 11:20am Sens. @Sen_JoeManchin and @kyrstensinema both cosponsored the For the People Act just two years ago.
The bill is bipartisan—supported by more than 75% of their constituents.
So why flip flop now? When democracy needs them most? Democratic leaders must turn up the pressure. Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 10:32am RT @SiegelForTexas: Democracy is under attack and it’s time to fight back. Today, @JulieOliverTX & I are launching @GroundGameTX to knock doors year-round, fight on progressive issues, and build the foundation for long-term political change. Let's push Texas forward! https://t.co/4WOhytEMujhttps://t.co/4BNAT6nu13