PHOTO FILE: United States Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said in a town hall event in Davenport, Iowa, USA on 05 May 1 2020. REUTERS/Daniel Acker
WASHINGTON (Reuters)-U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren gained endorsement on Monday from former rival Julian Castro, a few days after he gave up his own White House campaign.
“Elizabeth and I share a vision of America where people count. An American where people – is not wealthy or well connected – is placed first. I am proud to join her in the fight for big, structural changes, “Castro wrote on Twitter.
Castro will campaign with Warren at an event in Brooklyn on Tuesday.
When Castro, 45, ended his campaign president last week, the former mayor of San Antonio, Texas, and former head of housing department in the Obama administration said in a video message to favor that he had “determined that it simply wasn’t our time.”
Castro, who was Hispanic, was the most recent candidate of color to get rid of a 2020 race that, in its early months, had a diverse field of history of Democratic president contenders.
The confirmation of Castro’s by Warren came as U.S. Senators from Massachusetts are entering the last major week before the contest nominated kick off on February 3 in Iowa.
Although Warren, 70, remained on the top floor of the contenders, her former vice president Joe Biden and fellow United States Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont in the national poll. She…