Joaquin Castro (@JoaquinCastrotx )

Joaquin Castro

Bio TX Congressman; Chair @HispanicCaucus; Vice Chair @HouseForeign; Chair @HouseForeign Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee; Member @HouseIntel @EdLaborCmte.
Location San Antonio, Texas
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Following 2,3K
Account created 28-12-2010 18:41:02
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iPhone : Today will be painful for El Pasoans, especially for the survivors and the loved ones of those who were killed, but as we grieve and heal together apart, we must continue to face hate with love and confront xenophobia by treating the stranger with dignity and hospitality.

Twitter Web App : Deeply moving film commemorating the lives lost in El Paso one year ago today. Revolve Impact LA Collab Community Justice Action Fund
#ForTheLoveOfElPaso #ElPasoStrong #EndGunViolence #DisarmHate

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iPhone : It's hard to believe that it's been one year since our Latino brothers and sisters in El Paso were targeted in a vile act of racism and hatred.

San Antonio's hearts are with the people and city of El Paso on a day of solemn memories and reflection. We are all #ElPasoStrong.

iPhone : One year has passed since the El Paso Walmart shooting, the deadliest attack on Latinos in modern U.S. history.

The people of a city still racked with grief marked the anniversary with vigils, remembrances and demonstrations:

Twitter Web App : beautiful message from Joaquin Castro on the 1 year anniversary of the #elpaso domestic terrorist attack. May the victims one day receive the justice they deserve by curbing hate in our country & reducing #GunViolence.…

iPhone : Last year our nation witnessed the deadliest attack on the Latinx community in history.

The El Paso massacre wasn’t random. It was a result of violent bigotry being fueled by those in power.

I’m hopeful that we will continue to reject hate and embrace compassion. #ElPasoStrong

Twitter Media Studio : One year ago, in the beautiful bi-national community of El Paso, 23 people were killed and 22 wounded — an act of anti-Latino terror motivated by hate.

We must honor their lives by disarming hate, dismantling white supremacy and healing our nation with love. #ElPasoStrong

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iPhone : One year ago today, the El Paso shooting was not only an attack on the Latino community, but an assault on our entire American family.

We must honor the 23 people killed and 22 wounded by reaffirming our efforts to disarm hate and heal our nation with love. #ElPasoStrong

Twitter Web App : On August 3rd, minutes before the attack against El Paso, the terrorist posted a “racist screed” on the internet decrying a “Hispanic invasion.”

These words echo words Donald J. Trump and other leaders have used in the past. Words have consequences.…

iPhone : ICYMI: my latest column in Business Insider looks at Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro's bold campaign to lead the House Foreign Affairs Committee - and what that means for how Democrats think about our national reputation abroad.…

iPhone : “Love is our strength in El Paso. It will heal us, and it can heal you, too.”

“We each have to do our part every day—social change is the accumulation of small actions.”

A moving tribute on the eve of the El Paso anniversary by my friend Joe Moody.…

iPhone : On his way to the White House, President Trump rallied supporters with his signature promise of a wall along the US-Mexico border. One year after a mass shooting in El Paso, I went back to my hometown to tell a story centered on a bridge.

Twitter Web App : Trump administration insisted Rep. Raúl Grijalva hold hearings in person. Now he has COVID-19

Twitter Web App : Donald Trump got his start in housing development by being sued by the federal government for racial discrimination.

It’s no surprise he’s targeting fair housing for his own political gain.

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Twitter Web App : The governor said local officials can close schools if there’s evidence of an outbreak after students have returned to campus, but not before.

Twitter Web App : How did Italy, France and Spain do?

Average daily deaths over last week:

US: 1,204
Italy: 6
France: 10
Spain: 2…

iPhone : NEW: “Joaquin Castro’s vision represents a generational shift in how Democrats approach America's role as a global leader.”

“If you have a second, the congressman from San Antonio has a few ideas.”

via Max Burns…