Julian Castro Dismisses Hillary Clinton E-Mail 'Witch Hunt,' V.P. Speculation

Benghazi panel Chairman Trey Gowdy is playing politics, Castro says.

Julian Castro, secretary of U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD), listens during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro is defending former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton against scrutiny of her Benghazi e-mails, calling it a “witch hunt” against the Democratic presidential front-runner.

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