Vicente Fox blasts Trump over migrant girl’s death

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox on Saturday condemned the death of a 7-year-old migrant girl who died after being taken into U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, saying that “this is not what the U.S. is all about.”

Fox said in an interview with TMZ that the news regarding a young Guatemalan migrant girl’s death was “very sad.”

{mosads}”And it’s not the only case. There’s plenty more. This is not what U.S. is all about. This is what Trump is all about,” Fox, a frequent critic of President Trump, said. 

Fox, who served as president of Mexico between 2000 and 2006, added that “[Trump] doesn’t have any love or care or compassion to anybody.”

“I don’t know why this nation has a president like him. We all miss the United States that [we’ve] known for years and years,” he continued. “The Leader in the world … a nation that cares and builds a better world. So I hope you get rid of Trump soon.”

The Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general announced Friday that it would launch an investigation into the circumstances around the 7-year-old’s death. 

The Trump administration has said that the girl died from dehydration and shock while in U.S. custody. 

The girl had crossed the southern border last week with her father and a group of other migrants. She was taken into custody by Border Patrol in New Mexico, and reportedly began having seizures eight hours after being detained. She was flown to a hospital in El Paso, Texas.

But she died less than 24 hours later.

Fox later criticized Trump’s “language” as it relates to immigration. 

“Speaking the way Trump speaks is not good for this nation,” he said, before calling on the president to “change.” 

“And change soon, because you’re not going to be [president] for long,” Fox said.

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