Trump Appointee Quits After Past Bigoted Remarks Come to Light

21 January, 2018, 00:43 | Author: Kim Reid
  • Trump appointee Carl Higbie resigns

Carl Higbie, a former Navy SEAL whom President Donald Trump appointed as the Chief of External Affairs for the Corporation for National and Community Service, has resigned after it was resigned that he had made bitterly racist, sexist, xenophobic and homophobic statements.

Carl Higbie was the chief of external affairs in the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), but lasted less than six months at his job.

Friday morning, Higbie tweeted an apology for his past inflammatory comments.

CNCS was created in 1993 and oversees initiatives such as AmeriCorps and the Social Innovation Fund.

"Yeah I'm a gonna go out on limb here and say, a lot of people are going to disagree with this comment", Higbie said on Sound of Freedom in February 2013.

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"Some individual who lives in my townhouse affiliation that has five children, and it's her and her significant other with the five children and the mother, the grandma of the children, and they don't have employments, they're there all the time - I wager you can think about what shading they are - and they have no activity", Higbie said as host of the radio program Sound of Freedom, as indicated by CNN journalist Andrew Kaczynski, who is a piece of KFile.

"I'm not sorry that my words were published, I am sorry that I said them in 2013. I just don't like Muslim people because their ideology sucks". I don't like them. In a following episode he revealed what he felt about gay people: "You know, I don't like gay people". Now, mind you the ad was for free firewood, come take it all you want. I don't care what you think.

On yet another episode of "Sound of Freedom", Higbie said that Americans with guns should be able to shoot undocumented immigrants who attempted to cross into the USA at the border. They're just bad people.' Well, yeah, most Muslims believe that to have sex with men is OK, which I don't like it all.

He continued: "I just don't like Muslim people". I will go down there.

Higbie also expressed a strong will to smack together the heads of California Democrat Sen.

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"Nothing gets me going like Ted Cruz, when he went off on that Feinstein bitch about the Second Amendment". That was just fantastic.

"Congratu-effing-lations. You suck, Rhode Island".

"I mean, you are breaking the morals, the moral fibre of our country".

"I talk about this in my book, you know, I was - I was molested by a gay guy when I was a young kid and that kind of set the precedence for me".

White House correspondents were not available for a comment on his resignation.

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