Julian Castro Says Vice President Role for Hillary Clinton is "Not Going to Happen"

Julian Castro Says Vice President Role for Hillary Clinton is "Not Going to Happen"
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Julian Castro is putting an end to rumors that he’s been selected as Hillary Clinton’s running mate.

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On Tuesday, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development told CNN’s Brooke Baldwin that despite all the media speculation, Clinton’s campaign has not reached out or attempted to vet him.

“I haven't heard from anyone,” Castro said, also noting that him becoming Clinton’s VP should she gain the Democratic nomination is “not going to happen.”

Talk about the young Mexican-American politician becoming a vice presidential pick in 2016 started after his well-received speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2012. Speculation intensified when Castro joined Clinton on stage at a rally in San Antonio, where he announced his endorsement of the front-runner.

Remarks from Clinton that she would “look really hard at him [Castro] for anything, because that's how good he is” made the VP spot, which was endorsed by the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, appear like a done deal for Castro.

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But, as Public Enemy taught us, don’t believe the hype. Now to mend all the broken Latino hearts anticipating a mexicano in the White House.