Castro Campaign Press Release - Julián Castro Trends Nationally During Democratic Debate Which He Didn't Participate In
Secretary Castro has biggest fundraising day of the month and raised more money during Atlanta debate than either of the last two debates
SAN ANTONIO, TX (November 20, 2019) – On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, presidential candidate, former Obama Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Mayor of San Antonio, Texas, Julián Castro, trended on Twitter nationally during the Democratic debate in Atlanta as many of the issues he has led the field on were discussed on stage.
Although Secretary Castro did not secure the necessary polling to secure his spot on stage, "Julian Castro" trended #14 in the nation and "#JulianDebates" trended #17. Secretary Castro has led the field on issues like immigration, housing, criminal justice, race, and reproductive justice--issues that were discussed on stage during tonight's debate.
Secretary Castro had the biggest fundraising day of the month, raising more during the Atlanta debate night than either of the last two Democratic debates that he took part in.
"I find myself really missing Julian Castro tonight on many levels--including that no one has talked about immigration at all. Sure hope these moderators plan to ask about that. #DemDebates", tweeted Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal.
"Congrats to Julian Castro for winning this debate.," said journalist David Perry
"Alright, calling it now. Julian Castro won tonight's debate.," tweeted Robin Marty, author of "Handbook for a Post-Roe America.
"Julian Castro is the future of our Democratic Party, he's young, has executive experience, and is Latino. His voice is missed during these #DemDebates," said actress Diane Guerrero.
Julián Castro, Castro Campaign Press Release - Julián Castro Trends Nationally During Democratic Debate Which He Didn't Participate In Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/366341