Ex-Obama Housing Secretary: Trump 'Dividing Us' - NECN
New Hampshire

New Hampshire

The latest news from around the state

Ex-Obama Housing Secretary: Trump 'Dividing Us'

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Ex-Obama Housing Secretary: Trump 'Dividing Us'
    Getty Images
    WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 13: U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Julian Castro testifies during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee July 13, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on "HUD Accountability." (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    A former Obama administration housing secretary is taking aim at President Donald Trump at a Democratic event in New Hampshire, saying he's "dividing us instead of bringing us together."

    Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is the keynote speaker at Friday's New Hampshire Young Democrats Granite Slate Awards.

    He says "when he's not golfing or tweeting or vacationing, the president is dividing us instead of bringing us together."

    Castro, who's considering a run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, didn't address his ambitions. But he tells The Associated Press he'll decide on a possible White House run by year's end.

    Trump Celebrates Mueller Report as Democrats Plan Next Step

    [NATL] Trump Celebrates Mueller Report as Democrat Lawmakers Plan Next Step

    President Donald Trump celebrated the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into Russia collusion today, but Democrats say this story isn't over and are already talking about their next step. The report, which totals over 400 pages, neither condemns nor exonerates the president.

    (Published Thursday, April 18, 2019)

    Castro says he's devoting this year to "helping young, progressive Democrats get elected throughout the county." After that, he says he'll "make a decision about my own future."

    Get the latest from necn anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android