Fox News Interviews Migrant In Caravan – He Says There Are Criminals ‘Everywhere’

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Benny Johnson Columnist, Viral Politics
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Fox News interviewed members of the thousands-strong migrant mass heading toward the U.S. border Tuesday morning.

The embedded reporter spoke with multiple members of the march and received some stunning answers. One migrant told the reporter that there were many “criminals” traveling in the caravan.

“Criminals are everywhere,” the migrant said through an interpreter. “It’s criminals in here. It is. But it is not that many. It is good people here trying to get through Mexico and then get to the United States. It doesn’t mean that everybody is a criminal.”

The firsthand account appears to refute the narrative that the migrant caravan is simply people searching for a better home.

In a tweet Monday, Trump said that “Criminals and unknown Middle Easterners are mixed in” with the migrant caravan. (RELATED: Train Of Central American Migrants Swells In Number Despite Warnings From Trump)

Late Monday, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said she “absolutely” has evidence that “suspected or known terrorists,” are attempting to enter the country illegally every day.

Trump threatened to cut off funding for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador for letting the caravan pass through their countries. More than $500 million in U.S. funding goes to the three countries each year.