UPDATE 1-Democrat Julian Castro launches 2020 U.S. presidential bid
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
(Updates to include announcement, background)
By Jim Forsyth and Ginger Gibson
SAN ANTONIO, Texas/WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Texas
Democrat Julian Castro, a former San Antonio mayor who went on
to be the top U.S. housing official, formally announced his
White House bid on Saturday, making him the first Hispanic in
what looks to be a crowded field of candidates vying to
challenge President Donald Trump in the November 2020 election.
Castro, 44, the grandson ...