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Julian Castro warns his campaign will be ‘silenced for good' if he doesn't reach fundraising goal


Added 10-21-19 04:29:01pm EST - “The end may be near for Julian Castro's White House bid.” - Foxnews.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Foxnews.com: “Julian Castro warns his campaign will be ‘silenced for good’ if he doesn’t reach fundraising goal”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

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The long-shot Democratic presidential candidate said on Monday to end his campaign if he doesn't raise nearly $1 million by the end of the month.

The former San Antonio, Texas mayor who later served as Housing and Urban Development Secretary under President Barak Obama took to Twitter to highlight “this is a critical moment – if my campaign can’t raise $800,000 by October 31st, my campaign will be silenced for good. Help us keep up the fight.”

“If I don’t meet this deadline, I won’t have the resources to keep my campaign running,” the candidate added in an email to supporters.

Castro has struggled with fundraising since he jumped into the race 10 months ago. He brought in a modest $3.5 million in the July-September third quarter of fundraising. That was his best quarter — but the haul was far lower than the leaders in the 2020 campaign cash race. And he had less than $700,000 cash on hand at the start of this month.

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