Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, is deciding whether to make a 2020 bid for the seat now held Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, The Texas Tribune is reporting.
Castro’s office announced on Friday he “will seriously consider running for Senate in 2020.” The Tribune said.
His spokesman Matthew Jones said: “Right now, he's focused on protecting Texans – and all Americans – from the most consequential challenge to our constitutional separation of powers that we have seen in a generation.
"He will not stand by while the president attempts to unilaterally strip Texans of their land to build a wall in a manner that most Americans, especially Texans, disagree with."
His twin brother, Julian, is running for the Democratic presidential nomination. He told the Associated Press Joaquin “would make a decision at some point soon.”
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