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Greenwich Resident Carl Higbie Resigns From Trump Administration After Bigoted Comments Surface

Greenwich Resident Carl Higbie Resigns From Trump Administration After Bigoted Comments Surface

Greenwich resident Carl Higbie has resigned from the Trump administration after disclosures of anti-Muslim, anti-gay and racist comments that he made as a radio host in 2013 and 2014.

A conservative commentator on national cable television networks, Higbie is an outspoken former Navy SEAL who wrote two books about his service. The radio comments were first revealed after an investigation by CNN.

Higbie, 34, is known in Connecticut political circles as the former communications director for Fairfield Republican Peter Lumaj, an immigration attorney who is running for governor. Higbie had been the liaison to reporters regarding Lumaj’s fundraising totals, and he held a fundraiser...

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