Joaquin Castro volunteers to play his brother on 'SNL'

Joaquin Castro volunteers to play his brother on 'SNL'
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Rep. Joaquin CastroJoaquin CastroJoaquin Castro follows brother in backing Warren Rep. Castro to brother Julián: 'You've made your family and community proud' Hispanic Democrats demand flu vaccines for detained migrants MORE (D-Texas) quipped Wednesday that he was available to play his brother, 2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro, on “Saturday Night Live” after the former Housing and Urban Development secretary's campaign hit the NBC late-night show for not including him in a town hall sketch.

“Hi @nbcsnl, I’m available next time you need someone to play Julian CastroJulian CastroBiden says he would consider Castro, O'Rourke for VP, Cabinet positions Joaquin Castro follows brother in backing Warren Deval Patrick knocks lack of diversity in Democratic debate MORE. I get mistaken for that guy all the time,” the Texas congressman tweeted of his identical twin.

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Both Julián Castro’s presidential campaign and the advocacy group Latino Victory noted his absence in the season premiere of "SNL", which featured host Woody Harrelson as former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenLev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe Ex-Obama official on Sanders-Warren feud: 'I don't think it played out well for either of them' Parnas says he doesn't think that Joe Biden did anything wrong regarding Ukraine MORE, regular cast member Kate McKinnon as Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenEx-Obama official on Sanders-Warren feud: 'I don't think it played out well for either of them' Former Vermont Governor: Sanders 'will play dirty' Hill.TV's Krystal Ball rips Warren over feud with Sanders MORE (D-Mass.), and returning favorites Maya Rudolph as Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisOvernight Energy: Schumer votes against USMCA, citing climate impact | Republicans offer details on their environmental proposals | Microsoft aims to be carbon negative by 2030 Here are the 10 senators who voted against Trump's North American trade deal Team Trump criticizes Sanders for vote against USMCA MORE (D-Calif.) and Larry David as Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersEx-Obama official on Sanders-Warren feud: 'I don't think it played out well for either of them' Former Vermont Governor: Sanders 'will play dirty' Hill.TV's Krystal Ball rips Warren over feud with Sanders MORE (I-Vt.).

“The erasure of Secretary @JulianCastro, the only Latino running for president, by SNL is completely unacceptable. Now more than ever, representation matters,” Latino Victory tweeted Monday. Julián Castro’s press secretary, Sawyer Hackett, also knocked the candidate’s exclusion, tweeting, “Could you not find a Latino actor to play @JulianCastro?”

Julián Castro was not the only 2020 Democrat missing from the town hall sketch, which also failed to include Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharSanders says he's concerned about lost campaign time during impeachment trial Sanders touts vote against Trump trade deal backed by primary rivals New Hampshire state lawmaker switches support from Warren to Klobuchar MORE (Minn.) and Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardGabbard on personal meeting with Sanders: 'He showed me the greatest respect' Warren-Sanders dispute thrusts gender into 2020 spotlight Deval Patrick knocks lack of diversity in Democratic debate MORE (Hawaii).