“I know that most of the Fox audience disagrees with me, but I’m begging you to have compassion and not brand of this entire population by the deeds of this one person,” he said.
MacCallum pushed back and said the immigration issue is a serious one, echoing President Donald Trump‘s efforts to link illegal immigration with crime. That, Rivera said, was misleading.
“We at this network are putting that spin on the story,” he remarked. “This is a murder story, not an immigration story.”