Boy Scouts Chief Apologizes For ‘Political Rhetoric’ In Donald Trump’S Jamboree Speech : The Two-Manner : Npr

Boy Scouts Chief Apologizes For ‘Political Rhetoric’ In Trump’s SpeechEnlarge this image toggle caption Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty ImagesThe head of the Boy Scouts of America apologized Thursday to the organization’s members, telling them the group did not intend to showcase the “political rhetoric” in President Trump’s speech to the National Jamboree earlier this week.
“I want to extend my sincere apologies to those in our Scouting family who were offended by the political rhetoric that was inserted into the jamboree.
That was never our intent,” Michael Surbaugh, the chief scout executive for the group, wrote in a statement posted Thursday.
“And he called for the Boy Scouts to play a role in political healing.
“Tom Price “better get Sen. [Shelley Moore] Capito to vote for it,” Trump said, referencing the Republican senator from West Virginia.

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