Julián Castro 19 hours ago:   Monday Mar 27 - 2:01pm How many more children have to die in a school shooting before Republican politicians get the guts to do something about assault weapons? Julián Castro 20 hours ago:   Monday Mar 27 - 1:57pm RT @shannonrwatts: THIS is last year's Christmas card from Tennessee Rep. Andy Ogles, a Republican who represents the district that Covenant School is in in Nashville. #tnleghttps://t.co/IpkLzZs5m5
Link to Image Julián Castro 21 hours ago:   Monday Mar 27 - 12:16pm RT @SilviaElenaFF: NEW: As part of WaPo’s deeply reported AR-15 series, we told the story of how one impacted community - Sutherland Springs - continues to suffer from lifelong disability & trauma more than 5 years after a mass shooting, with no end in sight. With @hollybdc: https://t.co/kLWKWHFmGb Julián Castro 23 hours ago:   Monday Mar 27 - 10:14am RT @mehdirhasan: “The study, published by the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics, found that “racial and cultural issues, rather than economic ones,” have driven the enormous gains Republicans have made with noncollege Whites.”
Surprise!! https://t.co/04vspucyg2 Julián Castro 2 days ago:   Saturday Mar 25 - 2:26pm RT @JohnJSHS_DAyala: Jay/SEA Spanish Honor Society and Mexican American History students participating in the César Chávez March today!! ¡Sí Se Puede!! 💙🚌🎉☀️@JulianCastro@Ron_Nirenberg @nisd@NISDWorldLang@NISDJay@NISDJaySEA@haileyehunt@gilma_johnJay @SraChavez9https://t.co/yLOxMkwPlk
Link to Image Julián Castro 4 days ago:   Thursday Mar 23 - 1:03pm DeSantis is dropping as Trump attacks him directly and as the GOP base rallies around Trump ahead of a potential indictment.
Seems his best tack remains to de-emphasize issue differences with Trump and distinguish himself instead as more electable—Trump without all the baggage. https://t.co/zUxKMth3Q3 Julián Castro 4 days ago:   Thursday Mar 23 - 1:02pm RT @11thHour: Gov. Ron DeSantis tried to differentiate himself from former President Trump in a new interview. But recent polls suggest he has more work to do as he continues to lean into culture wars. @JulianCastro and @Timodc weigh in.
Link to Image Julián Castro 6 days ago:   Tuesday Mar 21 - 4:56pm RT @ExpressNews: Councilwoman Rosie Castro and her sons, former Mayor Julián Castro and U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, will serve as the family grand marshals. https://t.co/Q0muMQEeaG Julián Castro 6 days ago:   Tuesday Mar 21 - 10:48am I’m grateful for the parents, including named plaintiff Demetrio Rodriguez and his family, who stepped up to challenge a blatant injustice against their children. Their courage, matched with the skill of dedicated attorneys, helped set TX and the country on a path for change. Julián Castro 6 days ago:   Tuesday Mar 21 - 10:38am Today marks 50 years since the Supreme Court (5-4) upheld egregious inequality between affluent and poor school districts in TX—terrible decision. @JoaquinCastrotx and I attended two of those “property poor” districts, Edgewood and SAISD. Much progress since, still a lot to make. https://t.co/yp9XpJFh2B Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Monday Mar 20 - 7:15pm This is helpful. The number of people responding to Trump’s call to protest his possible indictment is very small so far. I sure hope media outlets will note just how tiny these protests have been, and give their viewers/readers a sense of scope and context. https://t.co/i9QmiaJIf0 Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Saturday Mar 18 - 9:21pm RT @DraperRobert: “I just want history to reflect that Carter got a little bit of a bad deal about the hostages"--renowned Texas fixer Ben Barnes, who helped convey to Iran not to release the hostages 'til Reagan was elected. @peterbakernyt uncovers the 4-decade secret: https://t.co/cJPFG5AVCw Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Saturday Mar 18 - 1:30pm RT @mehdirhasan: I mean, yeah, if they can come for an American who commits crimes they can come for you too if you commit crimes. It’s called the rule of law. https://t.co/E5IZS5QLGI Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Saturday Mar 18 - 10:38am RT @Harvard_Law: "One other thing we’ve learned is that the promise that we can enforce market discipline by resolving banks when they become bankrupt and allocating the losses, as the law says you should — that’s just illusory " https://t.co/HNxbsOugsY Julián Castro 1 week ago:   Thursday Mar 16 - 8:30pm I guess Republicans like @GregAbbott_TX and @DanPatrick will only be satisfied when Hispanics make up even closer to zero percent of professors at UT and A&M. Good going guys. https://t.co/Ui5lzMISBI Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Monday Mar 13 - 12:04pm RT @AymanMSNBC: Tennessee has enacted the nation’s first law banning public drag shows. @JulianCastro spoke with drag performer @eurekaohara about this new law and its dangerous impacts on the LGBTQ community. https://t.co/ivcpbIDrt8 Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Saturday Mar 11 - 10:15pm RT @AymanMSNBC: "Drag Race" star and TN native @eurekaohara tells @JulianCastro that we should be more concerned about the queer youth lost without representation than "drag queens performing in public." WATCH: https://t.co/3CJfWDXs6B
Link to Image Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Saturday Mar 11 - 7:20pm I’ll be guest hosting for @AymanM tonight from 8-10 pm ET on @msnbc. Tune in! Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Friday Mar 10 - 5:24pm Catch me guest hosting for @AymanM this Saturday and Sunday evening from 8-10 pm ET on @MSNBC. Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Mar 9 - 1:21pm RT @_jackieoneil: “They’re really zeroing in on the places where our communities have been forced to live because of segregation, because of redlining, because of economic depression”: @JulianCastro hosts our latest, on predatory corporate extraction from Black communities. https://t.co/7Ac6NIAFu2 Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Mar 7 - 6:44pm RT @BetoORourke: Family detention is a terrible idea. It won’t stop desperate people from seeking asylum but it will prolong their suffering and diminish us in the process.
This & transit ban are cruel and get us no closer to resolving very real challenges. We are capable of much better. Julián Castro 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Mar 7 - 4:52pm This tweet from @JoeBiden back in 2020 is as true today as it was back then.
Children shouldn’t be in detention. Families belong together. Period. https://t.co/VbIDepQuIC
Link to Image Julián Castro 3 weeks ago:   Saturday Mar 4 - 9:17pm @Daniele4NV Congratulations! Julián Castro 3 weeks ago:   Saturday Mar 4 - 9:16pm @DanielCoronaNV Congratulations! Julián Castro 3 weeks ago:   Saturday Mar 4 - 8:49pm Proud to join amazing leaders in Selma today who are working to protect civil rights and advance equality in our country. https://t.co/W5seFCj9YX
Link to Image Julián Castro 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Mar 2 - 5:52pm RT @mehdirhasan: Last night in DC, on my book tour, I was asked by an audience member to do a spontaneous "60-second rant" - in praise of something.
Off the cuff, I chose young people. Young people who are saving our democracy.
Start the clock...and watch what happened:
Link to Image Julián Castro 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Mar 2 - 2:14pm I’m so proud of my mom @castrocountry! She spent her career breaking down barriers and helping to open doors for others to walk through. Today she was appointed to fill a vacancy in City Council District 7. Congratulations, Councilwoman Rosie Castro! Full circle and then some. https://t.co/RkI94m04I8
Link to Image Julián Castro 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Mar 2 - 12:42pm RT @Joeycules: Julian Castro, Rosie Castro’s son, former San Antonio Mayor and also former HUD Secretary under Obama, spoke to the council in support of his mother’s application for the temporary district 7 appointment. @TPRNewshttps://t.co/y8h58rrKil
Link to Image Julián Castro 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Mar 1 - 6:27pm RT @ByJulieSilva: Castro is mom of twin brothers U.S. Rep. @JoaquinCastrotx and former Mayor @JulianCastro. Story via @MeganLRodriguezhttps://t.co/101eBQEcmH Julián Castro 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Mar 1 - 10:06am RT @JNelsonLDF: We’re heading into jubilee weekend with resolve, resilience & reverence for all those who laid a blueprint for the future of our multi-racial democracy.
Join or tune-in to our all-star event moderated by the extraordinary @JoyAnnReid this Saturday, March 4 at 4 pm #Selma2SCOTUShttps://t.co/6Br8XZhKPn Julián Castro 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Mar 1 - 9:52am This is great work by Congress and the Biden Administration.
Drugmakers could have and should have done this a long time ago. Better late than never. It will save lives. https://t.co/Kox0nwyQMT Julián Castro 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Mar 1 - 12:02am RT @JulianGi11: NEW: Rep. Joaquin Castro's cancerous tumors are rare but manageable, Houston experts say https://t.co/GZrBMH3WV6 via @houstonchron Julián Castro 4 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 27 - 4:19pm RT @JoaquinCastrotx: Today, I successfully underwent surgery to remove gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors. Last summer, doctors discovered these small, slow-growing, and mostly asymptomatic tumors after a series of tests.
https://t.co/sA73ioWBjo Julián Castro 4 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 27 - 4:09pm We’re so grateful for the doctors, nurses, and medical staff at @MDAndersonNews who have given @JoaquinCastrotx excellent treatment.
He’s recovering well and looks forward to getting home soon. I’m looking forward to him beating me on the tennis courts again soon! https://t.co/DhbuwwGbvw Julián Castro 4 weeks ago:   Sunday Feb 26 - 12:10pm RT @MSNBC: “The crazier he gets, the more you know he’s threatened by this.” Julián Castro discusses Trump’s shifting narrative on the Georgia investigation and why it signals he’s in trouble. https://t.co/R8iGWWU8nahttps://t.co/adAZyZoEGe
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Friday Feb 24 - 12:31pm RT @GregCasar: I fully support Rosie Castro’s appointment to the vacant District 7 seat on the San Antonio City Council!
With her record as a civil rights activist and community leader, I know she’ll keep our neighbors’ concerns front and center. I’m all in for Rosie! 🙌🏽 #SATXhttps://t.co/qMKyStbl2E
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Friday Feb 24 - 8:49am Cities have faced unprecedented challenges and extraordinary opportunities during the pandemic.
A great article by Lana Barnett about lessons learned and how cities can seize those opportunities going forward.
https://t.co/PoMoA1Iq4E Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 23 - 10:08am Tesla is moving its global engineering headquarters back to CA, just 2 years after coming to TX.
TX isn’t making itself competitive enough for talent. (The extremists in charge here don’t help). And states must stop throwing $$$ at big corporations in incentive bidding wars. https://t.co/AaklQE6nIH Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 22 - 9:12pm RT @SanAntoGuera: Today lifetime friends of Rosie Castro @castrocountry gathered with her remarkable twin sons @JoaquinCastrotx & @JulianCastro to celebrate her application for San Antonio City Council D7 Interim Appointment. There is NOT ONE SAN ANTONIAN more qualified than Rosie — Let’s Go!✊🏽🫀 https://t.co/UaWxHAh43phttps://t.co/KsEBQufqNd
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Saturday Feb 11 - 10:45am Too many police officers act violently when a person, especially a Black person, does anything at all that they don’t like, even if it’s completely legal.
This officer slammed a child to the ground just for recording him. The officer should be fired and prosecuted for battery. https://t.co/6TVbudKRC7 Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Saturday Feb 11 - 12:26am RT @MarkLevineNYC: NEW: Rents in Manhattan have just broken another astounding record.
Avg monthly rent:
* Overall: $5,142
* Studios: $3,152
* 1 bed: $4,247
* 2 bed: $6,193
* 3 bed: $10,058
We DESPERATELY need to address the affordability crisis.
(And memo to the haters: Yes NYC is coming back) Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Friday Feb 10 - 1:31pm Republican leadership in Texas, used to winning absolutely everything statewide for nearly 30 years, is smug, corrupt, extreme and out of step with a quickly growing number of Texans. Ken Paxton is a perfect example. https://t.co/CEdZ0d1dMP Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 9 - 3:31pm Millions of families across the country constantly struggle to pay the rent. Solving our nation’s housing affordability crisis will require more attention, more resources, more urgency, and less disregard for housing as a policy priority. https://t.co/5Sx5GPNuXm Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 9 - 12:38pm RT @AlexFischCC: Did this just slip by Housing Twitter? @JulianCastro on affirmatively furthering fair housing in LA County, as we approach the 55th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. https://t.co/fUYukWJX8S Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 8 - 2:34pm RT @JohnnieMo: This is what for decades has was the press table in the Texas Senate. It’s empty since reporters are no longer allowed on the floor. Now @GovAbbott is not allowing media access to State of the State address next week. #txlegehttps://t.co/NbGoBGNEwI
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Tuesday Feb 7 - 1:10pm The @vp’s effort to address the root causes of migration by boosting opportunity in Central American countries is crucial. Our immigration challenges will improve when people can find safety and opportunity at home instead of having to find them here.
https://t.co/sFt4qUEjYI Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Monday Feb 6 - 4:43pm RT @NextGenAmerica: Today our youth coalition sent @POTUS and Congress a letter outlining our Youth Agenda priorities:
Gun violence prevention
Full letter: https://t.co/k9VisCF8Rnhttps://t.co/6kv69lSWC7
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Monday Feb 6 - 11:41am It’s the general consensus that Dems are content with Biden in a Trump rematch. But this poll undermines Biden’s central argument for re-nomination.
Two years is forever and it’s just one poll, but if he’s faring this poorly after a string of wins, that should be worrisome. https://t.co/n57XDeGtIe Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Sunday Feb 5 - 10:41pm @lawofruby@Stanford Thanks for being on the show tonight! Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Sunday Feb 5 - 9:41pm RT @the_maldolorian: .@BillMillerBarBQ Really? What is this? A taco for ants?! https://t.co/gKYzXC0dg3
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Sunday Feb 5 - 8:42pm RT @AliciaOnMSNBC: . @DeeTwoCents on Biden's upcoming State of the Union Address
"I would like to hear that we're actually going to get something done (on police reform) and that we don't have to wait for yet another Black person to become a hashtag in this country." https://t.co/j1ioTGZD4u
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 1 - 11:13am RT @mehdirhasan: The problem with extremists like Marjorie Taylor Greene is they flood the zone with BS.
So, I spent 25 minutes going over her awful record from start to finish, *FIFTY* examples of her craziness, extremism, & hate:
Link to Image Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Saturday Jan 28 - 1:11pm I truly hope that all the politicians out there loudly exclaiming “Fund the police! Fund the police!” (including a lot of Democrats) will spend at least half as much energy changing laws to prevent police brutality and hold officers who use excessive force accountable. Julián Castro 1 month ago:   Friday Jan 27 - 4:37pm The murder of Tyre Nichols is the latest tragic example of how common and how devastating police brutality is in our country. Accountability is still uncommon. Every level of government—federal, state and local—must act to change that and prevent misconduct in the first place. Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Thursday Jan 26 - 9:24pm RT @JNelsonLDF: There are no legal or ethical claims that compel Meta to reinstate Trump’s access. This is a corporate decision that endangers many Facebook & Instagram users and the public at large. We strongly urge @Meta to reverse this reckless, unjustifiable and irresponsible decision. Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Thursday Jan 26 - 9:01am RT @NAACP_LDF: What best practices should advocates and policymakers pursue to ensure AFFH truly serves its purpose of ending housing discrimination and fostering inclusive communities?
@JulianCastro on best practices and tapping into communities: https://t.co/3olbdUBKqUhttps://t.co/sRnHEQZ0xQ
Link to Image Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 24 - 12:53pm America faces a long-standing housing affordability crisis. It’s going to take proactive leadership, including difficult and politically risky policy choices, to meet that challenge. Glad to see @scott_wiener and many more CA legislators doing the work. https://t.co/E2DizMPl2a Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Friday Jan 20 - 8:49pm @ProfMMurray@TheBeatWithAri@AriMelber@CecileRichards@jrpsaki@stevenmazie@JoyceWhiteVance Great job, Melissa! Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Friday Jan 20 - 5:42pm RT @NAACP_LDF: Where you live matters. Everyone deserves a home in a safe community with the resources necessary to thrive.
Sec. @JulianCastro explores affirmatively furthering fair housing in Los Angeles county: https://t.co/XtaYEq8yFY Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Thursday Jan 19 - 12:42pm RT @JNelsonLDF: Watch LDF & the National Fair Housing Alliance's webinar showcasing an in-depth research report on housing discrimination, race & economic inequality in Memphis. Experts @lcylarbarrett@ItsLisaRice & @JulianCastro discuss nat'l housing policy and more.
https://t.co/tEzfpO6Vrv Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 18 - 3:06pm RT @Castro4Congress: So proud of my mom @castrocountry! I know she’ll do a great job and represent the people of District 7 honorably if given the chance to serve. https://t.co/VyWphpTDm9 Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 17 - 11:16pm Proud son moment. My mom @castrocountry has a passion for public service, great knowledge of local issues, and tremendous integrity. She’d do an excellent job. https://t.co/r60QIGauLd Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 17 - 5:12pm RT @NAACP_LDF: "It's the most vulnerable Americans that often have the toughest time finding safe, decent, affordable housing. The only way that we can change this is by making investments in greater housing opportunity and also by funding fair housing efforts."
- Sec. @JulianCastrohttps://t.co/zpdagVzK7R
Link to Image Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 17 - 5:11pm RT @NAACP_LDF: NEW: LDF and @natfairhouse's report #BadHousingBlues investigates housing discrimination in Memphis, Tennessee, and identifies comprehensive federal, state, and local #FairHousing recommendations to ensure all renters have safe and affordable housing. https://t.co/erQFcqRCnc Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 17 - 1:37pm RT @talmonsmith: Breaking: my @NYTimes investigation w/ @Fahrenthold reveals The Natl Restaurant Association’s lucrative scheme: $$ fees unwitting workers pay for ‘food safety certification’ are funneled to cover the costs of the groups’ Goliath battle against higher wages
https://t.co/IJAariUlLT Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Thursday Jan 12 - 8:06pm RT @JoaquinCastrotx: The attack on Brazil’s democracy is a painful reminder of the global consequences of the January 6 insurrection.
I led 45 House Dems urging @POTUS to investigate US-based instigators of the 1/8 attack and revoke Bolsonaro’s visa to ensure he cannot escape from justice. https://t.co/0RvALV3pY1 Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Thursday Jan 12 - 12:45pm RT @cristinanextgen: Every year over 400,000 Texans turn 18 and the vast majority are progressive.
The Lone Star state is one of the youngest in the country.
That's why we have to invest in the power of young voters in the largest battleground state in the country. Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Thursday Jan 12 - 12:20pm RT @RepCasar: Fighting together for San Antonio 💪🏽 https://t.co/3LNjXSxJ7O
Link to Image Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Saturday Jan 7 - 12:29am Kevin McCarthy’s prize will be to get embarrassed on many more votes this term for as long as he can stave off being relieved of his duty by the people he just gave away the shop to. Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Friday Jan 6 - 11:26pm Kevin McCarthy has now lost twice as many Speaker elections this week (14) as Republicans have lost popular vote elections for President in the last eight cycles (7). Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Friday Jan 6 - 10:19pm It’s amusing to hear Republicans who denounced November 2020 ballot counting as evidence of a “stolen election” because it took more than a couple of hours now hail the messy, once-in-a-century chaos of electing Kevin McCarthy as “democracy.” Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Friday Jan 6 - 11:31am RT @NewsHour: The Federal Trade Commission issued a proposal banning noncompete agreements. About one in five Americans are affected by these policies.
For more on what this means for Americans, @IAmAmnaNawaz spoke with Elizabeth Wilkins who worked on the proposal. https://t.co/x2wbLMyl6Ohttps://t.co/yMxdKuFcgP
Link to Image Julián Castro 2 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 28 - 6:27pm RT @TheBeatWithAri: COMING UP: Former HUD Secretary @JulianCastro on "The Beat" breaking down the SCOTUS Title 42 ruling Julián Castro 3 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 27 - 8:00pm RT @thereidout: .@JulianCastro on the #Texas governor's latest political stunt: It says something about Greg Abbott that he’s willing to be this mean.
https://t.co/XcZ780hjXO via #TheReidOut Julián Castro 3 months ago:   Monday Dec 26 - 7:37pm George Santos massively fabricated his life story to get elected to Congress. He should not be allowed to take the oath of office. If he does, he should immediately be investigated by the House Ethics Committee.
Which Republicans will have the basic decency to call him out? https://t.co/dOHaWBALUz Julián Castro 3 months ago:   Sunday Dec 25 - 2:14pm This is what @GreggAbbot_TX, who calls himself a Christian but who frequently doesn’t care enough about others to act like one, did to people for Christmas. Anybody willing to be this mean to people doesn’t belong in office. https://t.co/iZJ2sPBsC5 Julián Castro 3 months ago:   Sunday Dec 25 - 1:56pm RT @ajcorchado: As the Christmas story goes, there was no room at the inn for Mary and Joseph. It's what thousands of migrants who've recently crossed the U.S.-Mexico border now face — no place to sleep or stay.
Nicely done, @AngelaKBorder, @jimurquhartpixs@NPRhttps://t.co/037uRurh2u Julián Castro 3 months ago:   Thursday Dec 22 - 10:10am Communities that engage deeply in Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) can create more safe, decent, affordable housing and boost opportunity for all residents. Here’s a look at how Los Angeles County is doing that. https://t.co/sqG3TbNqn3 Julián Castro 3 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 21 - 5:14pm RT @MehdiHasanShow: Between the 1/6 panel's criminal referral to the DOJ, to a House committee preparing to release Donald Trump’s tax returns, the ex-president is starting to face the fire for his years of lies and coverups.
Watch @JulianCastro and @DelPercioS weigh in: https://t.co/WI2GDlekQPhttps://t.co/f37BV5eJyg
Link to Image Julián Castro 3 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 20 - 2:13pm RT @RepKatiePorter: As Americans travel for the holidays, I'm working on legislation to hold airlines and rental car companies accountable. My new bills would get you timely refunds for cancelled flights, prevent airplane seat shrinkage, and require companies to provide the rental car you reserved.