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Boy Scouts of America distances itself from Trump following outrage over speech

The Boy Scouts of America have a long-standing tradition to invite sitting presidents to speak at their National Jamboree for a nonpartisan speech. Trump broke that tradition Monday.

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Trump jokes about firing Price, points out Obama never came to Boy Scouts Jamboree

President Donald Trump told Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price at the Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia on Monday, July that if he didn't produce the necessary Senate votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act, "You're fired!" Trump also took a moment to point out that former president Barack Obama never appeared in person at a Boy Scout Jamboree as president (though he did deliver a taped message to Boy Scouts in 2010).
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