According to a report in The Daily Mail, Julian Castro will announce his presidential candidacy on January 12.


From TDM:

Ex-San Antonio mayor Julián Castro is teasing a ‘special announcement’ next weekend in his hometown having to do with his ‘2020 presidential plans.’

The former Obama administration official who launched an exploratory committee last month is expected to enter the Democratic competition for the Oval Office.

Castro is the first of the major Democratic contenders to take the leap — other power players such as Texas rival and ex-Rep. Beto O’Rourke are still building out their operations.

From Castro’s Twitter account:

And his little video:

For our previous coverage of Castro, see here.